"(of an emission apparatus): the range between highest and lowest frequencies emissable, see sound spectrum. Preferabel to range, because of the latter's use in the topographic sense." [1]

"(of a receptor): the range of frequencies receivable, from the highest to the lowest." [1]


  1. Broughton WB. Glossarial Index. In: Acoustic Behavior of Animals. Acoustic Behavior of Animals. Elsevier; 1963.

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