Glossary

AC

Abbreviation for alternating current; current which changes its value cyclically.

 

See also DC, Chapter 1 Background.

Accuracy

Repeatable measurements.

 

See also Precision, Chapter 2 Analogue synthesis.

Acoustics

The science of sound.

 

See also Chapter 1 Background.

Acronym

A word whose letters represent the initial letters of a sentence or phrase. MIDI: Musical Instrument Digital Interface.

 

See also Synonym, Chapter 1 Background.

ADBDR

Abbreviation for a type of envelope generator which has attack, 2 × decay and release segments.

 

See also EG, Chapter 2 Analogue synthesis.

ADC

Analogue-to-digital converter. Changes continuous values into discrete digital samples.

 

See also DAC, Chapter 1 Background ...

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