Definition of total harmonic distortion in English:

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total harmonic distortion


[mass noun]
The distortion produced by an amplifier, as measured in terms of the harmonics of the sinusoidal components of the signal that it introduces.
Example sentences
  • It delivers audio noise performance with total harmonic distortion and noise at 0.001%.
  • Neither card comes close to breaking the 100dB barrier for Dynamic range, but Creative is noticeably superior in term of total harmonic distortion and intermodulation distortion.
  • The amount of distortion produced by the electronic device is called its total harmonic distortion.
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