Term Category: Acoustics

Cents, in the context of music and sound, are a unit of measurement used to quantify the difference in pitch between two frequencies. One cent is equal to one hundredth of a semitone. Cents provide a precise way to describe and compare the pitch variations between different musical tones and are an essential measurement in tuning and voice science.

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