Definition of side tone in English:

side tone

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[mass noun]
  • Feedback in a telephone receiver, in particular the reproduction of the user’s own voice: a little side tone is useful
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    • This subtractive procedure can eliminate most side tone to the point where, in a well set-up system, the listeners voice is removed completely.
    • The side tone is that made from vibrations moving sideways through the bar rather that along it, and is usually too weak to be heard on its own.

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