recognition differential


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recognition differential

[‚rek·ig′nish·ən ‚dif·ə′ren·chəl]
(acoustics)
For a specified listener, the amount by which the signal level exceeds the noise level reaching the ear when there is a 50% probability of detection of the signal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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