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Attenuation (noun)

Type: noun

Pronunciation: /ah-ten-nu-ation/

What does Attenuation mean?

The lowering of the loudness of a signal

Attenuation is the lowering of the loudness of a signal, attenuation is measured in decibels (dB). The attenuation knob on a device or a plugin is used to reduce increased loudness that can be created by other effects, such as distortion or amplification. Sound waves traveling through the air naturally attenuate as they travel away from the original source of the sound.

Example sentence: “I can guide it through the attenuation.”

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