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signal-to-noise ratio

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signal-to-noise ratio (plural signal-to-noise ratios)

  1. (sciences) A figure of merit comparing the strength of a signal carrying information to the noise interfering with it.
  2. (colloquial) The proportion of useful or interesting information in a message or conversation.

Related termsEdit

  • SNR Abbreviation
  • S/N Abbreviation

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