Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation decibel

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  • noun metrology The symbol for decibel

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Examples

  • And I need to teach these people how to drink red wine properly, so I left them a Wirra Wirra and a nice de Bortoli (yes dB is capable of making nice ones, despite the plethora of er .. quaffers they put out nice and cheap).

    On the cheap.

  • And I need to teach these people how to drink red wine properly, so I left them a Wirra Wirra and a nice de Bortoli (yes dB is capable of making nice ones, despite the plethora of er .. quaffers they put out nice and cheap).

    Archive 2003-08-01

  • Five of those toys measured above 100 dB, which is similar to a chainsaw.

    The Washington Post Guide to Travel Blogs « ResourceShelf

  • The dB is a logarithmic unit used to describe a ratio and is used commonly in radio for measuring gain.

    RCR Wireless News >> FCC

  • Despite that, iPod volumes have been recorded as high as 115 dB, which is like running a chain saw in your ear.

    The Clog

  • The unit operates at 25.9 dB, which is somewhere between an average whisper and quiet conversation.

    Dealhack

  • The unit operates at 25.9 dB, which is somewhere between an average whisper and quiet conversation.

    Dealhack

  • The unit operates at 25.9 dB, which is somewhere between an average whisper and quiet conversation.

    Dealhack

  • The unit operates at 25.9 dB, which is somewhere between an average whisper and quiet conversation.

    Dealhack

  • The unit operates at 25.9 dB, which is somewhere between an average whisper and quiet conversation.

    Dealhack

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