Definition of toneburst in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊnbəːst/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


An audio signal used in testing the transient response of audio components.
Example sentences
  • It's not necessary to send a toneburst at the start of each over, so disable the auto toneburst if possible.
  • The levels are equalised, tonebursts and DTMF tones are attenuated, and squelch tails are shortened.
  • This track comprises equal-length tonebursts that move from 32Hz up to 3.2kHz in half steps, then back down again.

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