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continuous tone

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′tōn]
(graphic arts)
An image which has not been screened and contains unbroken gradient tones from black to white, and may be either in negative or positive form.

continuous tone

A printing process that produces photographic-like output. In a continuous tone image, pixel patterns (individual dots) are either not visible or are barely visible under a magnifying glass. Various dye sublimation and laser technologies can provide up to 256 intensities of color and even blend the inks. See contone printer and dye sublimation printer.
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The alarm is a wavering tone lasting about 30 seconds, immediately followed by a flat continuous tone also lasting about 30 seconds that will signal an 'all clear'.
The Continuous Tone is a constant tone that is maintained until the voltage is removed.
Recommended Battery Ah:- 135 Ah - 180Ah Alarms- Alarm when on battery : distinctive low battery alarm : overload continuous tone alarm, r Alter Sales Service- Warranty- 1-2 years repair or replace warranty.
It uses a complex 'swept' frequency system with multiple 'peaks', which means that the frequency of the tone keeps changing, unlike in other repellents that emit only a single continuous tone."
As the savory sweet rolls, gingerbread, paczki arrived in your mother's nose, in her mind, almost on her tongue--out on the street, four blocks away--a single continuous tone entered your grandmother's ears.
Students were cautioned about the inclusion of any continuous tone notes and very fine lines, but were advised on how tonal areas could be easily simulated using lines and dots.
The BAMs will input a continuous tone image and will output a binarized image.
In order to secure the correct resonance for this vowel, practice on lah, leh and lee on one continuous tone with the lower jaw still and depressed.
THE OTHER PROBLEM with the unusual descent profile was that the Prowler's radar altimeter uses a continuous tone when the hydraulic system is isolated (usually with gear up) and a momentary tone when the system is de-isolated (generally, with gear down).
The statement pointed out that the single tone which is not continuous indicates possible danger, while a wave sound indicates something that has already happened and a continuous tone means that the danger is over.
* A sound output of 85 dB @ a continuous tone frequency of 5.0 KHz @ 6 to 14 VDC.

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