formant definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several frequency regions of relatively great intensity in a sound spectrum, which together determine the characteristic quality of a vowel sound.
    • A band of frequencies, in a sound range, having a greater power; they determine the standard of a sound; especially the characteristic sounds associated with the consonants.
    • In phonology, title distributed by Hermann to “the tone of continual pitch for every single vowel,—independent of tone upon which it really is sung.”
    • some of a number of frequency elements of fairly great strength in an audio spectrum, which together determine the characteristic quality of a vowel sound.
    • some of several frequency parts of fairly great intensity in an audio spectrum, which together determine the characteristic top-notch a vowel noise.
    • A band of frequencies, in an audio range, that have a higher power; they determine the standard of an audio; particularly the characteristic noises regarding the consonants.
    • A band of frequencies, in a sound spectrum, that have a larger power; they determine the standard of a sound; particularly the characteristic noises associated with consonants.
    • In phonology, title distributed by Hermann to “the tone of constant pitch for every vowel,—independent regarding the tone which it's sung.”
    • In phonology, the name given by Hermann to “the tone of constant pitch for each vowel,—independent of the tone on which it is sung.”
    • any one of a few regularity parts of relatively great strength in an audio spectrum, which collectively determine the characteristic quality of a vowel noise.
    • A band of frequencies, in a sound range, having a larger power; they determine the caliber of a sound; particularly the characteristic noises regarding the consonants.
    • In phonology, title provided by Hermann to “the tone of constant pitch for every vowel,—independent regarding the tone by which it is sung.”

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