graphic equalizer
noun Date: 1969 an electronic device for adjusting the frequency response of an audio system by means of a number of controls each of which adjusts the response for a band centered on a particular frequency

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  • graphic equalizer — ► NOUN ▪ a device for controlling the strength and quality of selected frequency bands …   English terms dictionary

  • graphic equalizer — noun Etymology: so called from the graphlike patterns of the visual display or slide controls on such devices : an electronic device for adjusting the frequency response of an audio system by means of a number of controls each of which adjusts… …   Useful english dictionary

  • graphic equalizer — noun an electronic device or computer program which allows the separate control of the strength and quality of selected frequency bands …   English new terms dictionary

  • graphic equalizer — A unit in a car stereo system that adjusts the audio output signal strength separately for individual frequency ranges; individual frequencies can be emphasized to compensate for specific acoustic conditions …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • graphic — vivid, 1570s (implied in graphically), from L. graphicus picturesque, from Gk. graphikos of or for writing, belonging to drawing, picturesque, from graphe writing, drawing, from graphein to write (see GRAPHY (Cf. graphy)). Meaning of or… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Equalizer — Equa|li|zer 〈[ i:kwəlaızə(r)] m. 3〉 Gerät zur Entzerrung od. Veränderung des Klangbildes an Verstärkern o. Ä. [engl.; zu equalize „ausgleichen“] * * * Equa|li|zer [ i:kwəlaɪzɐ ], der; s, [engl. equalizer, eigtl. = Ausgleich(er), zu lat. aequus =… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • graphic — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or relating to the visual or descriptive arts, esp. writing and drawing. 2 vividly descriptive. 3 (of minerals) showing marks like writing on the surface or in a fracture. 4 = GRAPHICAL. n. a product of the graphic arts (cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • equalizer — A bracket or cable connector which balances tension equally on the cables to the parking brakes. See graphic equalizer compensator …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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