What is pure tone?

  • (noun): A steady sound without overtones.
    Synonyms: tone

Pure Tone

A pure tone is a tone with a sinusoidal waveform.

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Pure Tone Audiometry
... Pure tone audiometry (PTA) is the key hearing test used to identify hearing threshold levels of an individual, enabling determination of the degree, type and configuration of a ... threshold, as it relies on patient response to pure tone stimuli ... PTA provides ear specific thresholds, and uses frequency specific pure tones to give place specific responses, so that the configuration of a hearing loss can be ...
Pure Tone - Fourier Theorem
... the waveform, determines the pitch of the tone, which is perceived by the human hearing ... In music, notes are assigned to tones with different fundamental frequencies, in order to describe the pitch of played tones ...
Otoacoustic Emission - Evoked OAEs
... Stimulus Frequency OAEs (SFOAEs) are measured during the application of a pure-tone stimulus, and are detected by the vectorial difference between the stimulus ... evoked using a click (broad frequency range) or toneburst (brief duration pure tone) stimulus ... elicit a response from the region that has the same frequency as the pure tone ...

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