Definition of bandpass in English:


Syllabification: band·pass
Pronunciation: /ˈbandˌpas


  • (Of a filter) transmitting only a set range of frequencies: a 1-40 Hz bandpass filter
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    • The multiplex type filter contains at least two disparate bandpass filters for separate reception or transmission frequency bands.
    • You can also change volume and reverb levels on each track, adjust resonance and center frequency of a simple bandpass filter, and change pitch and tempo globally.
    • The excitation source, a xenon arc lamp, provides a white light beam that is sent through a bandpass filter and reflected into a microscope objective through a dichroic filter.


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  • The range of frequencies transmitted through a bandpass.
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    • Pyrene-labeled lipids were excited at 344 nm, and monomer and excimer emission intensities were detected at 398 and 480 nm, respectively, with bandpasses of 4.0 nm.
    • One of these sensors is a UV sensor array, consisting of six photodiodes selectively monitoring different bandpasses between 200 and 400 nm.
    • Samples were excited at 270 nm (16-nm bandpasses for excitation and emission).

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