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audiophile's dictionary

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 

hello all

im sorry if i am in the wrong section

but i want to ask

most people in head fi use audophile words (that is what i call them).like for example there is bright and other things.

i only knew the meaning of bright.can anyone tell me other words and their meaning.like warm etc

 

thanks!

leman

post #2 of 10

http://www.head-fi.org/a/describing-sound-a-glossary

post #3 of 10

Is it bad that I need a dictionary to help with some of the adjectives used to explain some of those words?

post #4 of 10

Can't say. I find that pretty normal because English is not my first language. I remember myself looking at dictionary over and over again when doing vocabulary exercises...

post #5 of 10

http://www.head-fi.org/t/546715/a-plea-to-the-community-lets-standardize-the-way-we-describe-sonic-signatures

I found this thread recently to be helpful as I've had trouble with this too since I've been trying to figure out what more of these terms mean in describing my own gear

post #6 of 10

What does IC mean when used as part of a trade forum post? Please send the answer in the form of a PM.

post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Standarddeviate View Post

What does IC mean when used as part of a trade forum post? Please send the answer in the form of a PM.


IC means 'Interest Check'.

Seeing if anyone is interested in the item and which price can be expected.

 

 

post #8 of 10

GUYS..it's pretty normal to need a dictionary. you catch on to the lingo after a while. other than the preset terms we all use that was linked..we more or less use feelings and that...internal..feeling or thing we get as audiophile words..meaning we pull it out of our ...you know what's..and it works

post #9 of 10

I still don't know half the words on that list. Don't worry about it. Just enjoy your music.

post #10 of 10
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Originally Posted by ImperialX View Post

I still don't know half the words on that list. Don't worry about it. Just enjoy your music.



you learn as you stay on this forum...really

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