Sentence Examples


  • Oliver Heaviside showed mathematically that uniformly-distributed inductance in a telephone line would diminish both attenuation and distortion, and that if the inductance were great enough and the insulation resistance not too high the circuit would be distortionless, while currents of all frequencies would be equally attenuated.
  • In consequence of their high capacity, the attenuation constant of submarine cables is high, and only a small number of cables, of comparatively short length, are in use for telephonic purposes.
  • The Great diapason chorus rang through the building with scarcely any attenuation in the farthest corner.
  • We therefore suggest that the linear attenuation coefficient be treated as a separate unit.
  • At each grid position the reduced displacement (corrected for attenuation) for each station is calculated.

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