Definition of Loudnesses
1. loudness [n] - See also: loudness
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Literary usage of Loudnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Universal Algebra: With Applications by Alfred North Whitehead (1898)
"... and C with certain relative loudnesses. Hence the relation of P to A, B, C requires the mention of the loudness of each element in order to express it. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1880)
"In that case the resonance jar practically quenches all other partial tones, and the beats are distinctly heard as loudnesses separated by silences. ..."
3. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1918)
"... and that the figure in the first column stands for the number of possible loudnesses that might be expected in the particular series of reactions made. ..."
4. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1879)
"We may have an evenly gradated order of luminosities from white to black ; of tints from yellow, through green, to bloc; of loudnesses, of all intensities, ..."
5. The Science of Musical Sounds by Dayton Clarence Miller (1916)
"Curves a and b have loudnesses represented by 1 and 9, as explained above; curve c contains both a and b and its true loudness is therefore 10. ..."