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Adsr Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
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Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
Electronic Music Glossary
Abbreviation for Attack, Decay, Sustain, and Release. These are the four parameters found on a basic synthesizer envelope generator.
When a key is pressed, the envelope generator will begin to rise to its full level at the rate set by the attack parameter, upon reaching peak level it will begin to fall at the rate set by the decay parameter to the level set by the sustain control. The envelope will remain at the sustain level as long as the key is held down. Whenever a key is released, it will return to zero at the rate set by the release parameter.
Glossary of Electronic Music Terms
Attack/decay/sustain/release, the four segments of a common type of synthesizer envelope. The controls for these four parameters determine the duration (or in the case of sustain, the height) of the segments of the envelope. See envelope.
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Adsr Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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ADSR may refer to:
  • ADSR envelope (Attack-Decay-Sustain-Release), a term referring to the amplitude envelope used in some synthesizers
  • Accelerator-driven sub-critical reactor, a nuclear reactor using a particle accelerator to generate a fission reaction in a sub-critical assembly of fissionable material
  • A.D.S.R. Musicwerks, a Seattle, Washington store and US record label that releases Synth Pop and Electro Industrial music
  • Attack Decay Sustain Release, the debut album from Simian Mobile Disco, released on June 18, 2007

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Adsr Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
An acronym for attack, decay, sustain, and release, the four stages of a standard envelope generator.
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