band pass filter

band-pass filter

[band-pas, -pahs]
noun Electricity, Electronics.
a filter that attenuates all frequencies except those of a specific band, which it amplifies.

Origin:
1920–25

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band-pass filter
 
n
1.  electronics high-pass filter Compare low-pass filter a filter that transmits only those currents having a frequency lying within specified limits
2.  an optical device, consisting of absorbing filters, for transmitting electromagnetic waves of predetermined wavelengths

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