24-bit sample

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a single sample of an analog signal which is stored as a 24-bit digital number, meaning that there are 16 777 216 possible levels.

Computing

  • noun single sample of an analogue signal which is stored as three bytes (a 24-bit digital number), meaning that there are 16,777,216 possible levels.
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