ringing

Definitions

Electronics

  • The transmission of a ring signal to alert to an incoming call. The ring cadence is the timing pattern of such a signal.
  • The tendency of a circuit to momentarily oscillate when its input signal suddenly changes.
  • An unwanted prolongation in the vibration in a low frequency speaker after the driving signal has stopped. May be due, for instance, to insufficient damping. Also called hangover (1).
  • An unwanted prolongation in oscillation, or in the decay of a signal.

Slang

  • adjective excellent, exciting. A contemporary synonym of banging, kicking, etc.
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