decibel meter

decibel meter

[′des·ə‚bel ‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument calibrated in logarithmic steps and labeled with decibel units and used for measuring power levels in communication circuits.
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Tenders are invited for Uniform items of cm security special wing: Cleaning Hygiene equipment for systems with Accessories, CCTV Cameras, Decibel Meter, Moulded 2mtr.
Even without a decibel meter to measure the difference, it's easy to discern that the 2014 Highlander is quite a bit quieter than its predecessor.
Lacking a decibel meter, I cannot confirm this number, but luckily, scientists have uncovered the statistics for the second terror of the public restroom: the high-power air hand-dryer.
I've had occasion to use a decibel meter while coaching a shooter, and found I was getting subjected to 105 dBC on each shot, standing to the right and just behind him.
And that's why I was glad that night, with all its drama and high emotion, didn't just go down in history for reaching new heights on the decibel meter.
It even has a decibel meter to measure volume, and a teslameter, which measures magnetic fields.
On average, successful Theravent users reduced snoring by 76%, as measured using a decibel meter worn on the forehead.
According to the daily, a decibel meter was used to adjust the volume of the loudspeakers at the Ankara TED University opening ceremony on Wednesday before GE-l's arrival.
He makes various upsetting noises - and snoring, at an unknown decibel level, (because the sheer volume would make any decibel meter explode) is only the very least of them.
The decibel meter he put near his wife's mouth didn't win him any hugs, but the noise-reducing headphones that made him look like "a baggage handler on the tarmac at JFK" did provide a measure of respite, and he began wearing them everywhere, even to brush his teeth.
The judge will be a scientific instrument, a decibel meter, that will determine whose presentation is the biggest hit.
Sure, you can go to RadioShack and get yourself a decibel meter to check the safety of your rehearsal volume, but you don't have to.