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sone

 (sōn)
n.
A subjective unit of loudness, as perceived by a person with normal hearing, equal to the loudness of a pure tone having a frequency of 1,000 hertz at 40 decibels.

[Latin sonus, a sound; see swen- in Indo-European roots.]

sone

(səʊn)
n
(General Physics) a subjective unit of loudness equal to that experienced by a normal person hearing a 1 kHz tone at 40 dB
[C20: from Latin sonus a sound]

sone

(soʊn)

n.
an acoustic unit for measuring loudness, judged equal to the loudness of a 40-decibel, 1-kilohertz reference sound.
[1945–50; < Latin sonus sound1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sone - a unit of perceived loudness equal to the loudness of a 1000-hertz tone at 40 dB above threshold
sound unit - any acoustic unit of measurement
phon - a unit of subjective loudness
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