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English translation: octave

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Portuguese term or phrase:oitava
English translation:octave
Entered by: dany2303
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09:25 Aug 26, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: oitava
Amplificador de Potência:
Resposta de freqüencia: 200 a 7000 Hz (3dB relativo a 1 kHz com queda de 6 dB por oitava abaixo dos 200 Hz e acima...

Obrigado!
dany2303
Local time: 18:28
octave
Explanation:
Isn't this simply "octave"?
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jsavage
Local time: 21:28
Grading comment
Thanks!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +3octave
jsavage
naOctave
airmailrpl
na -1by an eighth of a toneDrSantos


  

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14 mins peer agreement (net): +3
octave


Explanation:
Isn't this simply "octave"?

jsavage
Local time: 21:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 50
Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Steve Smith: Clearly the meaning here is "per octave" (describing a decrease)
33 mins
  -> and seemingly an increase. But octave is octave after all!

agree  Jorge Alvarez Spencer
1 hr

agree  José Cavalcante: É isso aí.
2 hrs
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35 mins peer agreement (net): -1
by an eighth of a tone


Explanation:
dB = decibel; it is talking about sound (or music). If it is music I believe it can simply be "octave" as said before.
"by an eighth of a tone" is a descriptive term.


    Living Webster
DrSantos
Local time: 22:28
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 183

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Heathcliff: "per octave" is correct in the context of power amplifiers, too ("eighth of a tone" is meaningless in audio engineering)
1 day 14 hrs
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6 hrs
Octave


Explanation:
It is a specification for a power amplifier for music

airmailrpl
Brazil
Local time: 19:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 3610
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