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bel

 (bĕl)
n. Abbr. b or B
Ten decibels.

[After Alexander Graham Bell.]

bel

(bɛl)
n
(Units) a unit for comparing two power levels, equal to the logarithm to the base ten of the ratio of the two powers. Symbols: B or b See also decibel
[C20: named after Alexander Graham Bell]

Bel

(beɪl)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) (in Babylonian and Assyrian mythology) the god of the earth

bel1

(bɛl)

n.
ten decibels.
[1925–30; after A. German. Bell]

bel2

(bɛl)

n.

Bel.

1. Belgian.
2. Belgium.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bel - a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibelsBel - a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels
sound unit - any acoustic unit of measurement
2.Bel - Babylonian god of the earth; one of the supreme triad including Anu and Ea; earlier identified with En-lil
Babylon - the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
Translations

bel

n. bel, belio, unidad que expresa la intensidad relativa de un sonido.
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