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Sounds Vibrations traveling through the air
Sound Wave wave that carries noise
Decibles Measure of intensity of sound
Crest highest point of a wave
Trough Lowest point of a wave
Wavelength Distance between separate crests or troughs in a wave
Amplitude Distance from resting point to crest
Frequency Amount of time it takes for a wave to complete one full oscillation
Pitch tone generated by sound wave high pitch = high frequency low pitch = low frequency
Analog Recorded by instrument. Not programmed or digital.
Sample Rate # of audio samples/second (measured in hertz)
Bit Rate # of bits/second transmitted along a digital network
Waveform curve showing shape of a wave at a given point
Clip To take a section of audio from a file
Track Single stream of recorded sound with no location in sound field
Trim tool that allows one to take parts of a track
Amplify To make a sound louder
Capture Conversion of analog audio into digital
WAV Raw audio file format made by microsoft and IB Lossless when uncompressed Large file size
AIFF Audio interchange file format, developed by apple Also raw audio file format and is lossless uncomressed
MP3 Audio format with lower file size. More popular. Lower audio quality to compensate
.avi (Audio Video Interleave) File that can contain both audio and video Developed my microsoft
.ogg (Ogg Vorbis) compressed audio format uses free, unpatented Ogg Vorbis compression. Better audio quality than MP3 of same size, and can include audio metadata
Created by: Brenp5744



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