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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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.
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.
Defensively, England are a sound unit and they should be able to keep the visitors at bay.
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.
He said: ``We've a sound unit now capable of winning silverware and Roger's been over the course.
In contrast to the HRS unit, which seemed to do nothing -- either positive or negative -- when it was in the system, the True Dimensional Sound unit (hereinafter "TDS") did make a difference, albeit not an overwhelming one, when it was in the circuit.
In some cases the side speakers double as a control module that decodes the Dolby signal and sends it to the various channels; and the surround sound unit is single speaker dipole that makes it unnecessary for the user not to place two speakers.
The new technology will involve the use of a sound unit, including an amplifier, that will be placed on the road.