Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9674

\kwä-lә-tē\ n [ME qualite fr. OF qualité, fr. L qualitat-, qualitas, fr. qualis of what kind; akin to L qui who] (14c) For acoustical purposes, the quality or timbre of a sound depends on the coexistence with the fundamental of other vibrations of various frequencies and amplitudes. See  Seconds and  Yarn Quality.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA