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atomic weightattachmentattackattack timeattenuationattenuation constant

attenuation distortionattenuation ratioattitudeattitude gyroattitude indicator attenuation constant

- A
__rating__for a transmission__medium__through which a__wave__passes, such as a cable, which gives the rate of__amplitude__decrease in the direction of travel. Expressed in decibels or nepers per unit length. It is the__real number__component of the propagation constant. Its symbol is α. Also called attenuation factor, attenuation characteristic,__attenuation coefficient__(1), or attenuation rate. - synonym attenuation characteristic
- synonym attenuation coefficient
- synonym attenuation factor
- synonym attenuation rate
- The decrease of the
__amplitude__of a__signal__as a__function__of the__frequency__.

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