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parametric equalizer

n.
An electronic equalizer that adjusts relative frequency levels according to a set of parameters, in particular the value of the central frequency to be adjusted, the gain or loss for that frequency, and the bandwidth of affected frequencies around that central frequency.
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parametric equalizer

n
(Electronics) an electronic device for cutting or boosting selected frequencies by continuous narrowing or widening of the frequencies to be filtered. Compare graphic equalizer
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