simple tone

simple tone

[′sim·pəl ′tōn]
(acoustics)
Also known as pure tone.
A sound wave whose instantaneous sound pressure is a simple sinusoidal function of time.
A sound sensation characterized by singleness of pitch.
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Similarly, languages with simple tone occur more frequently in desiccated regions, whether frigid areas or dry deserts.
University of Miami (UM) linguist Caleb Everett and his collaborators have uncovered that languages with complex tones --those that use three or more tones for sound contrast -- are much more likely to occur in humid regions of the world, while languages with simple tone occur more frequently in desiccated regions, whether frigid areas or dry deserts.
I could tell from the kind and simple tone of the email they thought I was one night short of a weekend break but they also threw in brekkie.
A hunter can reinforce the "stay" command with an electronic signal, or even a simple tone signal, an option available on most e-collars.
Not only did the newborns show they can learn to give this reflex in response to the simple tone, but they gave the response at the right time, she said.
Optimized for voice signals, this engine provides up to 20dB improvement in signal-to-noise ratio, a simple tone reduction better than 70dB and white noise reduction better than 12dB.
Adding Effects -- Peak Express 6 supports and includes dozens of Audio Units and VST effects plug-ins -- from simple tone control to reverb, delay, and more exotic effects.
One reason for the card's unwavering popularity is the simple tone and versatility of the sentiment," said Sharman Robertson, Hallmark archivist.
ORD on his view from Eston Nab in 1846: "The scene on all sides is extremely picturesque, with dense groves of oak, ash and fir, fields of oats, wheat and barley, while merry damsels and sunburnt swains toiled among the hay countered simple tones as they laboured on.
The product offers multiple colors and design options ranging from solid simple tones to reptile-skin patterns.
Your love of nature is expressed in a liking for simple tones and earthy colours.
As usual in matters of this kind, this is a complex issue containing many shades of grey rather than simple tones of black and white.

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