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duty cycle : In a pulse wave, where immediate transitions occur between the high and low levels, mark is the time in one cycle occupied by the high level, while space is the time in the same cycle occupied by the low level. The ratio of mark to the whole determines the timbre of the sound represented by the saveform. Also called the mark/space ratio. See also pulse wave, square wave, Appendix C.

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