Updated: 10/04/2017 by Computer Hope

A decibel may refer to any of the following:

Decibel (dB)

1. A decibel (dB) is a unit of measurement of voltage or another intensity. Decibels are one tenth of a bel.

2. Abbreviation for decibel, dBA is the noise power calculated in dB. 0 dBA equals 3.16 picowatts (-85 dBm).

3. A db is also sometimes used as an abbreviation for a database.

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