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.« Back to Standards Terminolgy Index