Clipping


Clipping
F/A/V
The phenomenon where an input signal exceeds the capability of electronic or digital equipment to reproduce the signal. This results in an audible distortion (analog) or an incomprehensible noise (digital). (Sound)
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PodA/V
Occurs when an audio recording distorts because the sound level (volume\/pressure) exceeds what the equipment can accurately capture. You will hear clipping any time your waveform amplitude goes past zero (dB)
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WikiV
An electronic limit usually imposed in cameras to avoid overly bright or dark signals. When improperly applied can result in loss of picture information in very bright or very dark areas; Also used in switchers to set the cutoff point for mixing video signals. The electronic process of shearing off the peaks of either the white or black excursions of a video signal for limiting purposes. Sometimes, clipping is performed prior to modulation, and sometimes to limit the signal, so it will not exceed a predetermined level.[1]

Audio and video glossary. 2014.

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  • Clipping — may refer to: Contents 1 Words 2 Science and technology 3 Animals 4 Sports 5 See also …   Wikipedia

  • Clipping — Clip ping, n. 1. The act of embracing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The act of cutting off, curtailing, or diminishing; the practice of clipping the edges of coins. Note: This practise was common when precious metals such as silver or gold were used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clipping — (englisch to clip = abschneiden, kappen) bezeichnet: Clipping (Computergrafik), das Abschneiden von Grundobjekten am Rand eines gewünschten Bildschirmausschnittes Übersteuern (Signalverarbeitung) in der digitalen Signalverarbeitung in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • clipping — (izg. klìpīng) m DEFINICIJA tehn. ograničavanje amplitude signala, rezanje SINTAGMA press clipping (izg. près clipping) publ. isječci iz novina, ob. sortirani prema određenoj temi ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • clipping — index excerpt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Clipping —   [dt. Abschneiden], eine Methode bei der Erstellung von 3D Grafiken, die es ermöglicht, verdeckte, also nicht sichtbare Bereiche auszuschneiden, beispielsweise beim Betrachten einer Landschaft durch ein Fenster alle Bereiche, die nicht innerhalb …   Universal-Lexikon

  • clipping — early 13c., clasping, embracing, from CLIP (Cf. clip) (2). Meaning an article cut from a newspaper is from 1857, from CLIP (Cf. clip) (1). Sense of a small piece cut off is from late 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • clipping — ► NOUN 1) a small piece trimmed from something: grass clippings. 2) an article cut from a newspaper or magazine …   English terms dictionary

  • clipping — [klip′iŋ] n. [< CLIP1] 1. the act of cutting out or trimming off 2. something cut out or trimmed off [hair clippings ] ☆ 3. a news story or other item clipped from a newspaper, magazine, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Clipping — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Clipping — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Clipping (littéralement : coupé ou coupure) désigne la limite ou le niveau impossibles à dépasser. Clipping (Infographie), En Infographie… …   Wikipédia en Français


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