One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The levels of frequency response of an audio signal, or controls which allow their adjustment.‘judicious use of EQ helps me create a space for each sound’as modifier ‘you can save your own EQ settings’
- ‘Even a dummy can hear how excellent this EQ sounds.’
- ‘The volume goes high enough to keep those who like loud music happy and with 4 preset EQ settings you can also have limited control of the sound.’
- ‘There was also a very nice array of reverb, dynamic, EQ and other signal processing available.’
- ‘If you're mixing a track and boost the EQ, does the result sound better or worse?’
- ‘On well-produced material, the EQ was fine, but on some older recordings, we found ourselves having to tweak the Windows Media Player EQ to get the best sound.’
1970s: short for equalization or equalizer.
- ‘EQ enables us to use feelings to boost and complement our IQ’‘he had a high IQ but a low EQ’
- ‘Teachers should consider both the IQ (intelligence quotient) and the EQ (emotional quotient) of the child's development.’
- ‘In Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman argues for an increased awareness of the relationship between IQ and EQ: "In a sense we have two brains, two minds and two different kinds of intelligence: rational and emotional."’
- ‘His work has recently focused on developing EQ "profiles," which reveal the specific competencies that characterize high performers in a range of professions.’
- ‘We have all heard of IQ, and most of us by now have heard of EQ.’
- ‘I would add that from what I have read on EQ, or Emotional Intelligence, people skills matter even more.’
1940s: on the pattern of IQ.
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