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loss

1. Electronics a measure of the power lost in an electrical system expressed as the ratio of or difference between the input power and the output power
2. at a loss at less than the cost of buying, producing, or maintaining (something)

loss

[lȯs]
(communications)
(engineering)
Power that is dissipated in a device or system without doing useful work. Also known as internal loss.

loss

(jargon)
Something (not a person) that loses; a situation in which something is losing. Emphatic forms include "moby loss", and "total loss", "complete loss". Common interjections are "What a loss!" and "What a moby loss!" Note that "moby loss" is OK even though **"moby loser" is not used; applied to an abstract noun, moby is simply a magnifier, whereas when applied to a person it implies substance and has positive connotations.

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The presence of noise-induced hearing loss increased from one in five among young adults aged 20-29 years to one in four among adults aged 50-59 years.
Prevelance and an analysis of noise-induced hearing loss in army helicopter pilots and air craft mechanics.
For most people, it is relatively simple to prevent noise-induced hearing loss.
A hospital based prospective epidemiological study was conducted at Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) designed to evaluate effects of noise-induced hearing loss due to road traffic at Gurumander, Tibet Center, Marry Weather Tower places of Karachi.
American College of Occupational and Environmen- tal Medicine has defined Occupational noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) as a hearing loss that develops slowly over a long period of time (several years) as the result of exposure to continuous or intermittent loud noise".
As a result of their failure to do this, many of the miners have been diagnosed with Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and/or Tinnitus.
23) The cause of unilateral noise-induced hearing loss is not well understood, but on interviews with the respondents, they mentioned using one ear to listen to the machine, especially when they heard some abnormalities in the sound of the machine.
That's why they've put their toe in the water," said Jonathan Kil, chief medical officer at Seattle-based Sound Pharmaceuticals, which is enrolling young iPod users in a trial of an oral drug for noise-induced hearing loss.
They are noise-induced hearing loss, auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder, auditory temporal processing, inner ear regeneration, tinnitus, and auditory plasticity and auditory training.
1 cause of hearing loss in the United States, Ybarra said, and one of every five high school seniors already has some degree of noise-induced hearing loss.