Definition of total harmonic distortion in English:

total harmonic distortion

Line breaks: total har|mon¦ic dis|tor¦tion


[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.
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    • 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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