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In acoustics, a unit of subjective loudness level equal to the sound pressure level in dB compared to that of an equally loud standard sound. Note: The accepted standard is a 1-kHz pure sine-wave tone or narrowband noise centered at 1 kHz. [From Weik '89]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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