Technology / Home Audio / Dolby Noise Reduction: Decodes Dolby-encoded cassette tapes during playback to virtually eliminate the tape hiss which is especially apparent in quiet environments. Dolby B is the most widely used system. Dolby C is an extension that is even more effective at increasing the signal-to-noise ratio.
Noise Noun Synonyms: sound, clamour, crash, clap, clash, clangour, din, thunder, thundering, rumble, rumbling, outcry, hubbub, uproar, hullabaloo, racket, charivari or and also shivaree, rattle, caterwauling, rumpus, blare, blast, blasting, bawling, babel
Noise Adjective Synonyms: sound, disturbance
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Reduction In Force: An involuntary separation of an employee or groups of employees due to economic pressures, lack of work, organizational changes or other reasons of business necessity that require a reduction in staff MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / Reduction Of Tides: A processing of observed tide or tidal current data to obtain mean values for tidal or tidal current constants. MORE
Business / Finance / Reduction-Option Loan (ROL): A hybrid of a fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgage. An ROL the borrower to match the current mortgage rate, which then becomes fixed for the rest of the term. This reduction is usually allowed if r MORE
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