a unit for measuring the loudness of sound, equal to the loudness of a sound that, in the judgment of a group of listeners, is equal to that of a 1000-cycle-per-second reference sound having an intensity of 40 decibels.
a subjective unit of loudness equal to that experienced by a normal person hearing a 1 kHz tone at 40 dB
Synchronous Optical NETwork SONET synchronous optical network
[saw ney ly-myer] /sɔ neɪ lüˈmyɛr/ noun, French. 1. sound-and-light show. son et lumière /ˈsɒn eɪ ˈluːmɪˌɛə; French sɔ̃n e lymjɛr/ noun 1. an entertainment staged at night at a famous building, historical site, etc, whereby the history of the location is presented by means of lighting effects, sound effects, and narration
noun 1. a story or statement, especially an untrue or misleading one designed to evade the matter at hand: Every time he’s late, he gives me a song and dance about oversleeping. song and dance noun (informal) 1. (Brit) a fuss, esp one that is unnecessary 2. (US & Canadian) a long or elaborate story […]
noun 1. a bird that sings. 2. any passerine bird of the suborder Oscines. 3. Slang. a woman vocalist. noun 1. any passerine bird of the suborder Oscines, having highly developed vocal organs and, in most, a musical call related adjective oscine 2. any bird having a musical call