decibel loss

decibel loss

[′des·ə‚bel ‚lȯs]
(communications)
Signal attenuation over a transmission path or a conductor expressed in decibels.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Appendix A provides quality information on classifications of blindness and deafness, including the functional impact of specific ranges of visual acuity or decibel loss. Appendix B, entitled "Tips for Teaching Students who are Visually Impaired," covers everything from safety to building independence and self-confidence in children who are visually impaired to building empathy in sighted students.
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