The difference between an audio system's normal operating level, and its peak capacity.
• (n.) See Headway, 2.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/headroom/
1) The level difference (in dB) between normal operating level and clipping level in an amplifier or audio device.
2) A similar level difference between normal tape operating level and the level where the distortion would be 3%.
3) The difference, in decibels, between the peak and RMS levels in program material.
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dynamic headroom noun
the capacity of a system to reproduce loud sounds without distortionFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
[audio signal processing]
In digital and analog audio, headroom refers to the amount by which the signal-handling capabilities of an audio system exceed a designated level known as Permitted Maximum Level (PML). Headroom can be thought of as a safety zone allowing transient audio peaks to exceed the PML without damaging the system or the au...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headroom_(audio_signal_processing)
In photography, headroom or head room is a concept of aesthetic composition that addresses the relative vertical position of the subject within the frame of the image. Headroom refers specifically to the distance between the top of the subject`s head and the top of the frame, but the term is sometimes used instead of ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headroom_(photographic_framing)
(-rōm`) noun (Architecture)
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A term related to dynamic range, used to express in dB,the level between the typical operating level and the maximum operatinglevel above which the signal will be clipped. See also: Clipping, Dynamic Headroom.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/h/e/headroom/source.html
A term related to the dynamic range of amplifiers, used to express in db, the level between the typiFound on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Technology/Home_Audio/
The amount of additional signal above the nominal input level that can be sent into or out of an electronic device before clipping distortion occurs.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22285
The safety margin in dBs between the highest peak signal being passed by a piece of equipment and the absolute maximum level the equipment can handle. The difference in dB's or watts etc between the highest level of a sonic signal that is being produced, and the highest level that is capable of being produced without significant distortion/ spontan...Found on http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/music%20tech%20glossary/Music%20Tech%20Gl
The space above an actorFound on http://lessonbucket.com/glossary/
The vertical distance from the lowest point of the ceiling above the stair to the tread nosing. This is relevant to comply with current Building Regulations. A Headroom of 2m is required at all points on and off a staircase and as you pass down a staircase.Found on http://home.btconnect.com/FLIGHTWISE-JOINE/glossary.php
This is the amount of signal amplitude range between the nominal signal level and the siganl level at which clipping will occur. Headroom is normally expressed in dB.Found on http://www.songstuff.com/glossary/H
- vertical space available to allow easy passage under something 2. [n] - the capacity of a system to reproduce loud sounds without distortionFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=headroom
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