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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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Built originally in the heart of the forest, in the reign of Philip le Bel, it now could be seen a few hundred yards from the road leading from the village of Sainte-Genevieve to Monthery.
(All old women were beauties once, we very well know.) She was a bel esprit, and a dreadful Radical for those days.
As Baal he was popular with the Phoenicians; as Belus or Bel he had the honor to be served by the priest Berosus, who wrote the famous account of the Deluge; as Babel he had a tower partly erected to his glory on the Plain of Shinar.
Raoul remained silent, for he was not prepared for the dignity of the bel esprit.
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And this year Bel Air is pulling out all the stops to make sure guests have a night to remember -- with live music showcasing classics from the best boy bands and girl bands of all time.
Bel, 18, put down an impressive marker as a 17-year-old last summer when she captured the English Women's Open and English Girls titles.
The acquisition allows Bel Air Internet to expand their network within their footprint in both the San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita, while also giving them numerous assets, including rooftop rights throughout the city and a roster of commercial customers.
But Bel and Lisa, 28, discovered they were both dating Collins on Facebook and have teamed up to tell Jess all about her dream man.
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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.