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phon

(fōn),
A unit of loudness of sound.

phon

(fŏn)
n.
A unit of apparent loudness, equal in number to the intensity in decibels of a 1,000-hertz tone perceived to be as loud as the sound being measured.

phon

(fōn)
A unit of loudness of sound.

phon

(fon) [Gr. phönē, voice, sound]
A unit of measure of perceived loudness.
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Nillmon feels himself lunging toward Fon, pushing him out of the car with his foot, and blasting his body till it swells and bleeds black blood like that Huntsville nigger they got last year .
Suddenly, Fon, his movements like those of a mechanic testing a loose door handle, opens his door, slides out, closes the door firmly and quietly, and walks across the road toward the levee which bends around a clump of trees and past the billboard.
Gus is out of the car, advancing toward Fon in rapid strides.
They shove Fon into the rear between the two younger men.
Gus whirls and strikes at Fon with the bottle, which breaks on the door frame and the glass falls in Fon's lap.
Suddenly they see Fon inside, and a cheer leaps up from them such as the white men have never heard.
The Fon option, which can be activated upon request also for the company s current clients, is accessible for Romtelecom subscribers who have a Huawei HG 658 router, which enables sharing the access to their own WiFi connection from home.
In other words, a customer who shares his own Internet connection from home will have, in his turn, access to the fixed Internet provided by others within the Fon community , said Mathias Hannel, Chief Commercial Officer Residential Segment Romtelecom and Cosmote Romania.
The Internet in the Fon network can be accessed with any device connected through WiFi to FonSpot, by opening a browser and entering the authentication personal data.