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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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Raoul remained silent, for he was not prepared for the dignity of the bel esprit.
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In a statement issued regarding the proposed cuts at BEL Valves and BEL Engineering, the firm said: "It is with regret that today we have announced to our workforce at the St Peter's site in Newcastle a proposal to reduce the headcount within both the BEL Valves and BEL Engineering businesses.
The new center brings an expanded local presence permitting Bel Power Solutions to present improved technical and sales support to its customers.
Bel Mondo was the first US brand to market facial sheet masks made from bio cellulose, an advanced, all-natural fiber with physical properties that are distinctly beneficial for skin care.
The business generated some USD251m of revenue last year, Bel said.
Bel Essence combines natural and organic oils that are the richest sources of vitamins, antioxidants, omega 3's and fatty acids, the essential components for healthy, youthful skin.
The combination of the two businesses is expected to ensure fresh growth opportunities for Bel, the buyer added.
At the Dance Theater Workshop, Bel responded in the only way he could to such superficial gloss; he had us sit in the dark for the opening, song-length sequence of his New York debut The Show Must Go On, 2001.