diffuse sound

diffuse sound

[də′fyüs ′sau̇nd]
(acoustics)
Sound that has uniform energy density in a given region so that all directions of energy flux at all parts of the region are equally probable.

diffuse sound

Sound is said to be perfectly diffuse in a room when the sound waves travel in all directions with equal probability and the sound level of the reflected sound is everywhere equal.
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1 Sound absorption in the laboratory under diffuse sound field conditions.
While the latter sensitivity can be measured in a diffuse sound field produced in a reverberant room, for practical reasons, this sensitivity is usually not determined in this manner.
Backed by the usual jazz rhythm section of piano, bass and drums and with Brazilian guitarist Leonardo Amuedo echoing the melody, Botti played the melody with a warm, diffuse sound that brought to mind Davis' elegant style.
Planephones are vibrating systems made of wood, copper, or iron panels that diffuse sound depending on the materials, design, and alignment of the surfaces on the plastic volumes.
Saint-Sa'ns may have crafted the organ symphony to emulate the fuller, more diffuse sound of a cathedral, Amado says.
Forty speakers will be placed throughout it as part of events which will diffuse sound throughout the spaces, using tapes, live electronics, improvisation, and installation works.
The curved wall is clad in vertical strips of oak darkened by being exposed to ammonia fumes and made in differing sections to diffuse sound.
As with the movie version, Neo:6 (Music) also makes use of the center-rear channel (if you have it hooked up), and that feed was probably responsible for the somewhat less diffuse sound from the surrounds.
Vertical illuminated niches in the side walls check parallel vibration and diffuse sound, as do the wooden blocks on the back wall.
The spaced-microphone arrangement (sometimes supported by ambience-augmenting microphones located out in the audience area), whether utilizing a moderate distance between units or a very wide one, imparts a spacious, open, and sometimes pleasantly diffuse sound to the music when it is played back in typical home listening environments.
In Sosnoff, the side walls of the hexagonal auditorium are slightly bowed, and the acid-washed concrete is overlaid with spaghetti loops of fir battens to diffuse sound.

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