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120 Decibels

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"120 Decibels" is a 1987 film written and directed by Vassilis Vafeas.

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Google previewMathematics Illustrated Dictionary (2003)

Facts, Figures, and People by Jeanne Bendick

A painfully loud sound is about 120 decibels; a barely audible sound is o decibel. decigram. VTM of a gram in the metric system. deciliter. VTM of a liter in the metric system. decillion (dih-siix-yun). In the United States and France, the cardinal ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Physics, Fourth Edition (2009)

by John Daintith

It corresponds to about 120 decibels. pair production The production of an electron and its antiparticle (a positron) from a photon (according to the equation E = mc2). The process can occur in the field of an atomic nucleus. Since the mass of ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Conductor (2015)

by Emily Freeman Brown

The difference between the threshold of human hearing and that of pain is about 120 decibels. See also noise levels in the workplace. décidé. (Fr.) to decide, authoritative, resolute, a character word. (Ger. entschieden, entschlossen, It. deciso, ...

Google previewThe Harvard Dictionary of Music (2003)

by Don Michael Randel

The difference between the threshold of hearing and the threshold of pain is approximately 120 decibels. One decibel is approximately the minimum difference in intensity that the ear can detect. In high-fidelity audio equipment, the ratio of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress, Three-Volume Set (2000)

Finally, loud noises around 120 decibels have been used as stressors, but some species will rapidly adapt during a session of repeated or continuous exposures to this level of sound. 2. Psychological Stressors There are also acute stressors ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychology (2000)

A whisper is approximately 10 decibels; a conversation about 60 decibels and a thunder around 120 decibels.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)

Finally, loud noises around 120 decibels have been used as stressors, but some species will rapidly adapt during a session of repeated or continuous exposures to this level of sound. 2. Psychological Stressors There are also acute stressors ...

Google previewThe Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1999)

by Don Michael Randel

The difference between the threshold of hearing and the threshold of pain is approximately 120 decibels. One decibel is approximately the minimum difference in intensity that the ear can detect. Decide [Fr.]. *Deciso. Deciso, decisamente [Lt.].

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