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loudness

The perceived intensity of sound. It often reflects the amplitude and frequency of a sonic stimulus, but because it varies from person to person, it is a subjective, rather than a purely measurable entity.
See: decibel
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SING A LITTLE LOUDER is a 12-minute film based on the true story of an old man who remembers witnessing the horrors of the Holocaust, and the passivity of his parents, pastor, and fellow Christians in the face of ultimate evil.
An unseasonably strong beer brewed with a variety of dark malts to generate a rich complex malt character, Louder is maturated in the brewery for over six months to enhance the flavour.
While the first match did not receive a louder cheer, the next sets played showed how easily the crowd can get really involved although it was a bit tough to drive crowd involvement during Tsonga's third and fourth sets.
Speak A Little Louder finds the 31-year-old in a more reflective mood The opening title track sets the tone with Birch''s vocals immediately capturing the listener''s attention, but it is on the Superstars and break-up song Diamonds In The Dust that Birch really soars.
Mercedes had reportedly volunteered to design and test the new, louder exhaust after supporters complained that the new turbo hybrid engines are too quiet.
But it's Louder Than a Bomb that's the soul of the Young Chicago Authors: a mic, a stage, a pen, a page, an attitude.
Love is Louder helps individuals, communities, schools and organizations launch programs, clubs and events that tackle issues like bullying, negative self-image, discrimination, loneliness and depression.
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The event is the follow up to last December's original LOUDER fest, which featured sets from Bad For Lazarus, Kyoto Drive and Shatter Effect.
We've got our hands on a Virgin Media Louder Lounge Goodie Bag to give away to one lucky reader.
New Yorker Julie (Westfeldt) is becoming uncomfortably aware that her biological clock is ticking louder and louder and cannot help but notice that her best female friends are having kids one after the other.
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