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  1. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity; 10 times the logarithm of the ratio of the sound intensity to some reference intensity
  1. A common measure of sound intensity that is one tenth of a bel on the logarithmic intensity scale. It is defined as dB = 10 * log10(P 1/P 2), where P1 and P2 are the relative powers of the sound.

decibel was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Decibel

Dewey Decibel is an alternative hip hop and underground hip hop rapping and visual arts. He has been prominent since 2008. Dewey was given the name Dewey Bryan Saunders on August 27th, 1983 in Boynton Beach, Florida. Dewey is also known as Emcee Unless and Unless.


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  • How unique is the name Decibel? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Decibel was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Decibel: Your name in reverse order is Lebiced. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eciledb. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Decibel born Feb 22, 2016

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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