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Definition of "phon" []

  • A unit of apparent loudness, equal in number to the intensity in decibels of a 1,000-hertz tone judged to be as loud as the sound being measured. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "phon" in a sentence
  • "After three months the researchers recorded a dramatic decline in the size of the hive fitted with the mobile phon, a significant reduction in the number of eggs laid by the queen bee."
  • "Mai camra iz borked. adn mai phon nawt can taek teh gud pikshur at dis distance."
  • "September 3, 2009 at 2:21 pm aifinkso ai cans nawt beh dere… we iz habin small git to geder wiff teh hubbehz bruder an few uderz for hims sister… ai nawt wants tu go abter hurs boifren tolded meh off fur nawt soundinz sad enuff on teh phon ai wuz nerbus an ai neber mets him an ai nawt kneow wut to sai."
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