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Attack (noun)

Type: noun

Pronunciation: /ah-tak/

Plural: Attacks

Related: A.D.S.R., ADSR

What does Attack mean?

1. The very beginning of a sound.

2. The amount of time it takes after a sound begins for a sound processor to begin working. Typically measured in milliseconds (ms).

Example sentence: “Can you make the attack a bit faster.”

ADSR Attack, Sustain, Decay, Release; envelope commonly used to shape a wave form.
ADSR – Attack, Sustain, Decay, Release

Read: What is ADSR (attack, decay, sustain, and release)

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