masking-level difference

masking-level difference

An audiology term of art for the difference between masking effects under homophasic and antiphasic conditions. The binaural masking-level difference is measured as a function of duration of a uniform masking noise and of test tones (e.g., at 400 Hz and 800 Hz).
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Development of a 500-Hz masking-level difference protocol for clinic use.