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Decay (noun)

Type: noun

Pronunciation: /de-kay/

Plural: Decays

What does Decay mean?

Decay is the time it takes for a sound to reach sustain level from the attack peak. How fast a sound fades from a certain loudness.

Decay is the time from the initial falling off to the sustain level.

Example sentence: “I like the decay you have on the song.”

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

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

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