What is another word for pure tone?

5 synonyms found


[ pjˈʊ͡ə tˈə͡ʊn], [ pjˈʊ‍ə tˈə‍ʊn], [ p_j_ˈʊə t_ˈəʊ_n]

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How to use "Pure tone" in context?

The word pure tone is used in different ways. For some it means that the sound wave is a perfect or continuous line. For others it means that the frequency of the wave is constant. In all cases, pure tones can be represented by a graph with frequency (horizontal axis) on the y-axis and intensity (vertical axis) on the x-axis. The diagram below illustrates the pitch of a pure tone as a function of frequency.

For most listeners, pure tones are just plain old boring. There's nothing particularly exciting or beautiful about a steady roar of sound reaching your ear at a specific frequency.

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