selectivity

Definitions

Electronics

  • The ability of a component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, or system, to operate only at a given frequency, or within a given band. Also, the degree to which this selectivity is attained.
  • The ability of a component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, or system, to distinguish, separate, or otherwise act upon a given frequency or band. Also, the degree to which this selectivity is attained. 3. Selectivity (1) or selectivity (2) manifested by a radio receiver. An example is adjacent channel selectivity. Also, the degree to which this selectivity is attained.

Media Studies

  • noun the degree to which an electronic device or circuit can distinguish one frequency from other adjacent frequencies, as in the tuning circuits in radio or television receivers
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