phon

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

phon ‎(plural phons)

  1. (acoustics) A unit of apparent loudness, equal in number to the intensity in decibels of a 1,000-hertz tone judged to be as loud as the sound being measured.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Föhn ‎(warm and dry wind).

Noun[edit]

phon m ‎(invariable)

  1. hairdryer