transient distortion

transient distortion

[′tranch·ənt di‚stȯr·shən]
(electronics)
Distortion due to inability to amplify transients linearly.
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Our model demonstrates that changes in resistance or compliance in one system results in a transient distortion of the membranous inner ear until equilibrium between the two systems is restored.
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The ITU has also approved an enhanced version of the algorithm, PSQM+, which manages large transient distortions more effectively.
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