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decibel

dec·i·bel

decibel

pronunciation:
de sih bel [or] de sih bl
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part of speech: noun
definition: a unit indicating the level of loudness of sound, relative to a standard level, or indicating relative differences in power levels of electrical signals, equal to ten times the common logarithm of the ratio of the two levels. (abbr.: dB)
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  measurement, music
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