6.16  click. Acoustic signal typically produced by exciting an earphone or speaker with a brief duration electrical pulse.

Annotation 1      For an appropriately brief pulse (e.g., 0.1 ms), the acoustic spectrum of a click is primarily determined by the transfer function of the transducer.

Annotation 2      Click stimuli are commonly used to obtain auditory brainstem responses and otoacoustic emissions. See 4.16 and C11.39.

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