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Release (noun)

Type: noun

Pronunciation: /re-lease/

Related: A.D.S.R., ADSR, Attack, Sustain, Decay

What does Release mean?

1. How long it takes a sound to fade to silence.

Release is the final state of the ADSR envelope. It is how long it takes a sound processor to stop processing the sound. (See the visuals below other definitions)

2. An album or song available for sale or distribution.

3. To make an album or song available.

Example sentence: “I’m excited for your new release.”

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

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

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