Definition of Sound unit

1. Noun. Any acoustic unit of measurement.

Generic synonyms: Unit, Unit Of Measurement
Specialized synonyms: B, Bel, Db, Decibel, Sone, Phon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sound Unit

sound ranging
sound recording
sound reflection
sound reproduction
sound spectrograph
sound spectrography
sound spectrum
sound stage
sound structure
sound system
sound systems
sound track
sound tracks
sound truck
sound trucks
sound unit (current term)
sound wave
sound waves
soundable
soundage
soundalike
soundalikes
soundbank
soundbanks
soundbar
soundbars
soundbite
soundbites
soundboard
soundboards

Literary usage of Sound unit

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1. Pause: A Study of Its Nature and Its Rhythmical Function in Verse by Ada Laura Fonda Snell (1918)
"Thus, after a sound-unit containing one syllable the average length of the pause is .23, and the range is from .07 to .4. The purpose in making these ..."

2. The Gary Public Schools: Industrial Work by Charles Russell Richards, General Education Board (1919)
"The term "sound division" or "sound unit" will be used to indicate that words have been divided in accordance with then" pronunciation, ..."

3. The Gary Public Schools: Measurements of Classroom Products by Stuart Appleton Courtis (1919)
"The term "sound division" or "sound unit" will be used to indicate that words have been divided in accordance with their pronunciation, ..."

4. The Gary Public Schools: Measurements of Classroom Products by Stuart Appleton Courtis (1919)
"The term "sound division" or "sound unit" will be used to indicate that words have been divided in accordance with their pronunciation, ..."

5. The Speech of Monkeys by Richard Lynch Garner (1892)
"Having thus augmented the quantity of sound, by increasing alike the sound unit and interval, it can be recorded on another cylinder and multiplied again as ..."

6. The Transactions of the New York Academy of Medicine by New York Academy of Medicine (1894)
"Physical analysis of sound, using this term in its exact significance of auditory sensations, has shown that the ultimate sound unit is the result of ..."

7. School and Home Education by George Pliny Brown, William Chandler Bagley (1907)
"Almost at once is the sentence analyzed to get the phrase-unit; soon the analysis brings out the word- unit; somewhat later the final element or sound-unit ..."

8. Transactions of the International medical congress of Philadelphia. 1876 by John Ashhurst (1877)
"A conventional sound-unit might be constructed so as to be of uniform ... 1 Hence if such a sound-unit, were made, it would possess only a limited value. ..."

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