The term band rejection, when used in electronic signal processing, refers to the deliberate removal of a known frequency range - for instance, to compensate for a known source of interference (such as noise from mains (household) electricity). A specific frequency is removed using a notch filter.
In most other senses, band rejection is the unintentional loss of signal caused by imperfections in the recording, storage or reproduction of a waveform.
- Herman, Stephen L. (1998). Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity. Cengage Learning. ISBN 0-8273-8550-1.