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reverberation time

noun
1.
the time it takes for a sound made in a room to diminish by 60 decibels.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples for reverberation time
  • These commenters recommended specifications for background noise levels, reverberation time, and the signal to noise ratio.
  • We expect to conduct comparable reverberation time measurements post-treatment.
British Dictionary definitions for reverberation time

reverberation time

noun
1.
a measure of the acoustic properties of a room, equal to the time taken for a sound to fall in intensity by 60 decibels. It is usually measured in seconds
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