variable speech control

variable speech control

[′ver·ē·ə·bəl ′spēch kən‚trōl]
(electronics)
A method of removing small portions of speech from a tape recording at regular intervals and stretching the remaining sounds to fill the gaps, so that recorded speech can be played back at twice or even 2½ times the original speed without changing pitch and without significant loss of intelligibility. Abbreviated VSC.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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