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loudness

Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

The experienced or subjective intensity of sound, corresponding to its decibel sound pressure level, its standard unit of measurement being the phon. Also called volume, though that word...

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loud

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 7 words.

for crying out loud: see crying.

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loud

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 68 words.

Loud is occasionally used as an adverb, especially in semi-fixed expressions such as loud and clear (I can hear

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loud

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 101 words.

In certain restricted circumstances loud is used as an adverb, as it has been since Old English, instead of loudly...

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loudness

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 152 words.

The physiological perception of sound intensity. As the ear responds differently to different frequencies, for a given intensity loudness is dependent on frequency. Sounds with frequencies...

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loud

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 63 words.

Loud is occasionally used as an adverb, especially in semi-fixed expressions such as loud and clear (I can hear

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loud

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

aloud, becloud, cloud, crowd, enshroud, loud, Macleod, proud, shroud, Stroud, unavowed, unbowed, unendowed, unploughed (US unplowed) •

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loud

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

aloud, becloud, cloud, crowd, enshroud, loud, Macleod, proud, shroud, Stroud, unavowed, unbowed, unendowed, unploughed (US unplowed) •

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Loud

Margaret Cranmer.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 503 words.

English-American family of piano makers. Thomas Loud (i) (b c1762; d New York, 2 Jan 1833) was active in London at the turn of the century. In 1802 he was granted a British patent for...

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loudness

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 150 words.

The physiological perception of sound intensity. As the ear responds differently to different frequencies, for a given intensity loudness is

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loudness

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 150 words.

The physiological perception of sound intensity. As the ear responds differently to different frequencies, for a given intensity loudness is

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Loud

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 82 words.

English:

1. nickname for a noisy person, from Middle English lude ‘loud’ (Old English hlūd), perhaps in part preserving

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Loud

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 502 words.

English American family of piano makers. Thomas Loud (i) (b c1762; d New York, NY, 2 Jan

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Loud

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 508 words.

English-American family of piano makers. Thomas Loud (i) (b 1770; d, New York, NY, 2 Jan 1833), son

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loudness

Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

The experienced or subjective intensity of sound, corresponding to its decibel sound pressure level, its standard unit of measurement being the phon. Also called volume, though that word...

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loudness

Andrew Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 43 words.

The perceived position of a sound on a scale from soft to loud. Loudness varies primarily as the intensity of a sound is altered, but it also varies to a lesser extent when, for example,...

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Loud

Margaret Cranmer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 626 words.

English-American family of piano makers. Thomas Loud (i) (b c1762; d New York, 2 Jan 1833) was active in London at the turn of the century; the signature ‘Loud 1796’ appears...

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Loudness

Murray Campbell and Clive Greated.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Acoustics Theory. 457 words.

The subjectively perceived strength of a sound. There is a complex relationship between this psychophysical quantity and objectively measured attributes of the sound wave. The loudness of...

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loud n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

lǝʊd

sp loud1

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loudness matching

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In psychophysics, a procedure in which a listener adjusts the intensity of a tone until it seems equal in loudness to a comparison tone, used to map equal-loudness contours.

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loudness balance

Maryanne Maltby.

in A Dictionary of Audiology

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Audiovestibular Medicine. 216 words.

A technique used in cases of *sensorineural hearing loss to differentiate cochlear loss from *retrocochlear. Subjective loudness

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