Loudness

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The attribute of intensity of an auditory sensation in terms of which sounds may be ordered on a scale extending from soft to loud.


Note: The unit of loudness is the Sone.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM