Definition of spectrogram
: a photograph, image, or diagram of a spectrum
Recent Examples of spectrogram from the Web
After collecting 131 recordings from 18 male cockatoos, the researchers used computer software to convert the recordings into spectrograms (visual displays of sound).
The system focuses on the most-detailed parts of the file and analyzes the deltas, or changes, in key areas of the spectrogram over time (example to the right).
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Origin and Etymology of spectrogram
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1892See Words from the same year
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