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noise factor

noun, Radio, Electronics.
1.
the ratio of the noise output of an ideal device to the noise output of the unit being tested.
Also called noise figure.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • Instead of optimum damping constants, it uses the heading noise factor and ignores the other constants.
  • They have low space requirements, low tip speeds, and a low noise factor.
  • The concerns that the neighbors around the site expressed to me is primarily in the noise factor.
  • There will be a noise factor when vehicles go over the hump, but it will slow vehicles.
  • Once again, these letters addressed the noise factor and failed to mention any objection to the lighting.

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