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decibel

noun [C] uk   /ˈdes.ɪ.bel/ us  
a unit for measuring the loudness of sound: The typical lawn mower makes about 90 decibels of noise.
Translations of “decibel”
in Spanish decibelio…
in French décibel…
in German das Dezibel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分貝(衡量聲音強度的單位)…
in Russian децибел…
in Turkish desibel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分贝(衡量声音强度的单位)…
in Polish decybel…
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