ATTENUATOR

refers to a calibrated device that accurately controls the intensity of tones or lights on electronic instruments, such as audiometers, stereophonic sound systems, radios, or video equipment.

ATTENUATOR: "An attenuator controls the decrease in tone intensity on a radio or audio device."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ATTENUATOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/attenuator/ (accessed March 30, 2020).
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