de-emphasis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dē-em'fu-sis), [key]
— pl. -ses
- a reduction in emphasis: There has been de-emphasis on athletic activities at the school.
- the act or process of de-emphasizing.
- a process of reducing the relative amplitude of certain frequencies in a signal that have been exaggerated by preemphasis, restoring the signal to its original form.