Sentence Examples


  • - Sounds differ from each other only in the three respects of loudness, pitch and quality.
  • When two notes are not quite in unison the resulting sound is found to alternate between a maximum and minimum of loudness recurring periodically.
  • - Various devices have been successfully employed for making sounds of determinate loudness in order to test the hearing of partially deaf people.
  • But the converse, the measurement of the loudness of a sound not produced at our will, is by no means so easy.
  • We certainly do not wish to measure its loudness, and even if we did it might be difficult to fix on any unit of noisiness.