American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A unit of apparent loudness, equal in number to the intensity in decibels of a 1,000-hertz tone judged to be as loud as the sound being measured.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Abbreviations of phonetics.
- n. acoustics A unit of apparent loudness, equal in number to the intensity in decibels of a 1,000-hertz tone judged to be as loud as the sound being measured.
- n. a unit of subjective loudness
- German, from Greek phōnē, sound; see phone1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“After three months the researchers recorded a dramatic decline in the size of the hive fitted with the mobile phon, a significant reduction in the number of eggs laid by the queen bee.”
“Mai camra iz borked. adn mai phon nawt can taek teh gud pikshur at dis distance.”
“September 3, 2009 at 2:21 pm aifinkso ai cans nawt beh dere… we iz habin small git to geder wiff teh hubbehz bruder an few uderz for hims sister… ai nawt wants tu go abter hurs boifren tolded meh off fur nawt soundinz sad enuff on teh phon ai wuz nerbus an ai neber mets him an ai nawt kneow wut to sai.”
“August 28, 2009 at 4:10 pm neao ai has a stressed… Ai jus gotted bery unplezant phon call an wuz told ai hads uncarin attitude wen talking bout hubbehs sister.”
“Newly revised CapturaTalk software for mobile phon...”
“KEILAR: All right, he's joining us now on the phon.”
“King Ctes-phon of Stygia gave me great honor, casting down the magicians from the high places to exalt me above them.”
“Some internal bands were translucent, and some blazed with colors seldom imagined by man, like fortissimo, charm, phon, and torque.”
“Similar thesmoi are honored by Bellero - phon in Euripides 'Stheneboea (15, in Page ).”
“He also visited the house of the noted Aspasia, and was a friend of Pericles, Phidias, and Anaxagoras, besides being the teacher of three very celebrated men, -- Pla´to, Xen´o-phon, and Al-ci-bi´a-des.”
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