bel

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I. noun

a unit used in the comparison of power levels in electrical communication or of intensities of sound, corresponding to an intensity ratio of 10 to 1.

See also decibel.
– origin 1920s: from the name of A. G. Bell (see Bell, Alexander Graham).

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