how to pronounce squelch

skwɛltʃ

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meanings of squelch

verb:

  1. To walk or step through a substance such as mud.
  2. To halt, stop, eliminate, stamp out, or put down, often suddenly or by force.
  3. To make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground.
  4. To suppress the unwanted hiss or static between received transmissions by adjusting a threshold level for signal strength, below which the signal is suppressed by applying a gain of zero, and above which a positive (and linear from zero) gain is applied.

noun:

  1. A kind of electronic beat used in acid house and related music genres.
  2. The suppression of the unwanted hiss or static between received transmissions by adjusting the gain of the receiver.
  3. A squelching sound.
  4. A heavy blow or fall.

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words that rhyme with squelch

belch