sound intensity

noun

Definition of sound intensity

: the intensity of a sound in a specified direction measured by the average rate at which sound energy passes through a unit area normal to that direction and commonly expressed in ergs per second per square centimeter

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“Sound intensity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sound%20intensity. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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