dynamic-range

dynamic range

noun
Audio. the ratio of the loudest to faintest sounds reproduced without significant distortion, usually expressed in decibels.

Origin:
1930–35

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dynamic range
 
n
the range of signal amplitudes over which an electronic communications channel can operate within acceptable limits of distortion. The range is determined by system noise at the lower end and by the onset of overload at the upper end

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