Glossary beginning with O

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O

off-tape monitoring

"Listening to an instant play-back of a recorded sound at the same time as recording it." [1]


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ornithophony

"vocalization of birds" [1]


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oscillogram

"A visual record of the waveform (and hence amplitude) of a sound on a time scale (obtained from an oscillograph)." [1]


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oscillograph

"Equipment for producing an oscillogram." [1]


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oscilloscope

"An instrument for displaying a waveform on a screen." [1]


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over-modulation

"Recording at too high a level, thus causing a distortion in the recorded sound." [1]


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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith