sound unit

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Noun1.sound unit - any acoustic unit of measurementsound unit - any acoustic unit of measurement  
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
Bel, B - a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels
decibel, dB - a logarithmic unit of sound intensity; 10 times the logarithm of the ratio of the sound intensity to some reference intensity
sone - a unit of perceived loudness equal to the loudness of a 1000-hertz tone at 40 dB above threshold
phon - a unit of subjective loudness
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He says Clarke has made the team a more defensively sound unit which has helped them to reconnect with the punters.
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Sindh CM is happy to "have hired FWO, a technically sound unit.
To form a structurally sound unit, end-wall catches on the base component maintain all box geometries under loading, preventing failures.
Shell's Puget Sound unit normal NEW YORK: Royal Dutch Shell said its 145,000 barrel-per-day Puget Sound refinery in Anacortes, Washington, had experienced an unspecified unit upset on January 9.
These qualities are critical to sound unit team management and provide an effective and beneficial approach for both correctional staff and the inmates in their care.
Favourites include a musical waterbed, fibre optic carpet and curtain, light and sound unit and coloured mirror ball.
If this doesn't work, make sure all wires in the button as well as the sound unit are in good condition, connected and not loose or frayed.
They are strong at front row and at lock - and overall are a sound unit - so we will do our homework and come up with a game plan for the semi-final.
Winning artist Walter van Rijn's design for a Sound Unit in the shape of an ellipse was the unanimous choice by the panel of judges.
However, when playing a CD or listening to the radio, the speaker slides up to cover the screen, creating a sleek sound unit, which sits discreetly on the integrated stand.
Jackett's side weren't the reliable, cohesive and defensively sound unit we've come to expect.