Compression (Audio)

Technology / Home Audio / Compression (Audio): The process of reducing the dynamic range of a given analog audio program by making the loud parts quieter and the quiet parts louder.

Pay Compression

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Pay Compression: A situation occurring when only a small difference in pay exists between employees, regardless of their knowledge, skills, abilities or experience. Oftentimes, it is the result of a market-rate for a MORE

Output (Audio)

Technology / Home Audio / Output (Audio): The high level (speaker) or line level (RCA) signals sent from one system component to another, or the high level signal from an amplifier to the system speakers. MORE

Non-Lossy Compression

Technology / Home Audio / Non-Lossy Compression: A form of data compression which seeks out chunks of data which are identical, replacing them with markers called keys. In this way, the file is reduced in size, and when it is decompressed by the rec MORE

Price Compression

Business / Finance / Price Compression: The limitation of the price appreciation potential for a callable bond in a declining interest rate environment, based on the expectation that the bond will be redeemed at the call price. MORE

Pulse Compression Radar

Technology / Radar / Pulse Compression Radar: Pulse-compression radars make use of specific signal processing techniques to provide most of the advantages of extremely narrow pulses widths whilst remaining within the peak power limitations of the MORE

Salary Compression

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Salary Compression: Pay differentials too small to be considered equitable. The term may apply to differences between (1) the pay of supervisors and subordinates; (2) the pay of experienced and newly hired incumbents of MORE

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