A unit of pitch; a simple l-kHz tone, 40 dB above a listener’s threshold, produces a pitch of 1,000 mels. The pitch of any sound that is judged by the listener to be n times that of a 1-mel tone is denoted as n mels.
"As I listen to my CD restorations, phrases like "superb quality" and "meticulous attention to detail" come to mind. Let me explain. I sent twelve LP's to CVC Productions for transfer and restoration, all of which had the pops and cracks that dusty LP's have. One LP in particular, my favorite, was so scratchy that I could no longer listen to it ..."