harshness

  1. the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
  2. harsh or rough to the ear
  3. the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
  4. excessive sternness

harshness

[n] - harsh or rough to the ear 2. [n] - the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
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Harshness

Harshness is a typical transient interdisciplinary phenomenon of noise and vibration. The major frequency range for the generation of harshness is from 7 to 60 Hz for vibration, and for shock noise is from 40 Hz to 240 Hz. These ranges can be divided into two major bands respectively. For vibration one band is that under 20 Hz, mostly due to unspru...
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Harshness

Harsh'ness noun The quality or state of being harsh. « O, she is Ten times more gentle than her father's crabbed, And he's composed of harshness .» Shak. « 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offense, The sound must seem an echo to the sense.» Pope.
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harshness

scratchiness noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
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Harshness

• (n.) The quality or state of being harsh.
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Harshness

Deficient workability and cohesiveness caused by insufficient sand or cement, or by improperly graded aggregate.
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Harshness

Harshness (also called raucousness), in music information retrieval, is a Non-Contextual Low-Level Audio Descriptors (NLDs) that represents one dimension of the multi-dimensional psychoacoustic feature called as musical timbre. Classical timbre’ NLDs are roughness, spectral centroid, and spectral flux. While harmonicity and inharmonicity can als...
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