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The control of sound levels to ensure suitable placement between the lowest and highest distortion-free levels of an electroacoustical system.
An OSCILLATION produced in an object which resonates at the same FREQUENCY, or a HARMONIC multiple thereof, as that present in a sound wave in contact with the object.
A pre-recorded or simulated sound produced for a radio, television, film or theatrical program in order to suggest an actual sonic environment. The design of such sounds (often abbreviated as SFX), particularly when a complex acoustic environment is to be simulated, involves a thorough understanding of the structure of such a SOUNDSCAPE; that is, what sounds are representative and most significant, as well as which are necessary to create a given AMBIENCE and sense of ACOUSTIC SPACE.
A garden, and by analogy, any place of acoustic delights. This may be a natural soundscape, or one created according to the methods of SOUNDSCAPE DESIGN. The soniferous garden may also include as one of its principal attractions a Temple of Silence for meditation.