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speech awareness threshold

the lowest sound intensity at which speech can be detected.
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speech aware·ness thresh·old

(spēch ă-wār'nĕs thresh'ōld)
The lowest sound intensity at which speech can be detected.
Synonym(s): speech detection threshold.
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speech detection threshold

Abbreviation: SDT
The lowest level of sound intensity in decibels at which a person identifies a spoken word 50% of the time.
See also: threshold
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