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sig·nal-to-noise ratio

(sĭg′nəl-tə-noiz′)
n.
1. The ratio of the power of an electrical, electromagnetic, or optical signal to the power of background noise accompanying the signal.
2. The ease with which useful information can be discerned in the context of much noise, talk, or undesired information.
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signal-to-noise ratio

n
(Electronics) the ratio of one parameter, such as power of a wanted signal to the same parameter of the noise at a specified point in an electronic circuit, etc
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signal-to-noise ratio

The ratio of the amplitude of the desired signal to the amplitude of noise signals at a given point in time.
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Noun1.signal-to-noise ratio - the ratio of signal intensity to noise intensitysignal-to-noise ratio - the ratio of signal intensity to noise intensity
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
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