noun. ['ˈdɛsəˌbɛl'] a logarithmic unit of sound intensity; 10 times the logarithm of the ratio of the sound intensity to some reference intensity.
Words that Rhyme with Decibel
How do you pronounce decibel?
Pronounce decibel as ˈdɛsəˌbɛl.
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Example sentences of the word decibel
1. Noun, singular or mass
The higher the decibel level, the louder the noise and the more ear damage it can cause.
If you are a business or nonresidential entity, your decibel limit stands at 68, night or day.