The control of sound levels to ensure suitable placement between the lowest and highest distortion-free levels of an electroacoustical system.
The adjustment of the FREQUENCY of strings or pipes of musical instruments to conform to a given SCALE, or the adjustment of other instruments to such a tuned instrument.
An adjective describing any process involving the transfer of a SIGNAL from acoustic to electrical form, or vice versa. Most commonly, TRANSDUCERs such as the MICROPHONE or LOUDSPEAKER are examples of this process.
A TONE having more than a single FREQUENCY component. For instance, a tone consisting of a FUNDAMENTAL and OVERTONEs or HARMONICs, may be said to be complex.