acoustic spectrum


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Noun1.acoustic spectrum - the distribution of energy as a function of frequency for a particular sound source
spectrum - an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
speech spectrum - the average sound spectrum for the human voice
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Hearing thresholds in this region of the acoustic spectrum vary from one person to the next.
Krause found that animals divide up the acoustic spectrum so that "birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals all find their own niches, their own bandwidths to vocalize in" so that when they issue mating calls or cry out warnings, their voices aren't masked by the sounds being made by other animals.
The spectral ripple test, developed at the University of Iowa, is a good clinical test to evaluate the ability of implant users to resolve the acoustic spectrum [47-48].

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