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loudness

loudness

noun loud·ness

Definition of LOUDNESS

:  the attribute of a sound that determines the magnitude of the auditory sensation produced and that primarily depends on the amplitude of the sound wave involved

First Known Use of LOUDNESS

before 12th century

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