loudness definition

  • noun:
    • the perceptual power or amplitude of sound force, assessed in sones or phons
    • the actual power of this sound stress level, calculated in decibels
    • the high quality or state to be noisy.
    • their state or quality of becoming noisy; great sound or sound; clamor; uproar: because, the loudness of a voice or a guitar.
    • Conspicuousness; flashiness; showiness: as, loudness of gown.
    • tasteless showiness
    • the magnitude of noise (usually in a specified path)

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