signal-to-noise ratio

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signal-to-noise ratio ‎(plural signal-to-noise ratios)

  1. (sciences) A figure of merit comparing the strength of a signal carrying information to the noise interfering with it.
  2. (colloquial) A way of describing how much interesting information is included in a message or conversation.


Related terms[edit]

  • SNR Abbreviation
  • S/N Abbreviation