sound masking


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sound masking

[′sau̇nd ‚mask·iŋ]
(acoustics)
The ability of one sound to make the ear incapable of perceiving another sound.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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