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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Replacing the feared shock with a simple tone also lowered participants' emotional reactions to pictures that previously had been associated with the electric shock when participants were tested the next day.
I always wanted the album to begin and end with the same simple tone and for each sound to seemingly grow out of everything else.
ISLAMABAD: Finding a correlation between climate and the evolution of language, researchers said that languages with complex tones are much more likely to occur in the world's humid regions.Similarly, languages with simple tone occur more frequently in desiccated regions, whether frigid areas or dry deserts.
President Rodrigo Duterte set a simple tone for his inaugural State of the Nation Address (Sona) to Congress by ordering the event stripped of its trademark swank and opulence, but that did not deter guests from making an effort to look memorable as they entered the House of Representatives yesterday.
Klinger possesses an even tone of a pleasant tenor timbre with discreet glissandos and, as a long-time orchestra player, he has no difficulties with negotiating the communicative passages; he brilliantly manages to alternate the pastorally simple tone of the beginning of the second movement and the poignancy of the finale's conclusion.
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.
The auditory nerve's instantaneous rate (IR) for a simple tone stimulus s(t) = A x sin(2[pi]ft + [phi]) is commonly expressed with an exponential function [21, 24, 25, 29, 38] which is obtained by
To complicate matters, the frequency spectrum (higher partials) also affects loudness perception if the sound is more than a simple tone. Spectrally rich sounds (lots of high frequency partials) are perceived louder than spectrally poor sounds (few partials).
The rural area of Black Rock, Virginia, filled with nosy neighbors, good food, and family time watching television stations that "sign off" at night, gives the novel a "homey" and simple tone all while dealing with complex "contemporary" issues: abandonment, first love, illness, and death.
A hunter can reinforce the "stay" command with an electronic signal, or even a simple tone signal, an option available on most e-collars.
By writing stories with a conversational and simple tone, Harkins tries to ensure that the content is not dumbed-down, but easily accessible.

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