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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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BEIRUT: Police called off an explosives search Friday, launched after someone phoned the Justice Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, and said they had planted a bomb.
Davutoglu phoned the newly appointed Greek Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis and congratulated him for his post.
Lamps, 30, seemed close to tears when he phoned the show to point out he was buying Elen and the kids a posh house, adding: "It hurts me every day when I wake up and my kids are not there." AC Milan star Beckham phoned him a few hours later on Friday night.
After we phoned the station on April 7, we were informed nothing matching our wallet's description had been handed in.
Not sure what to do next, Sandra phoned The Ferret for help.
The Daily Post had posed the question , ``Will Young first achieved fame by winning which reality TV show?''and Sian phoned in the correct answer Pop Idol, but to improve her chances of meeting Will she phoned a total of four times.
Triplett told authorities that his nephew had phoned him to say he was suicidal and would detonate the bomb upon landing in Eugene, according to court records.
That same day Helmsley reportedly phoned her advertising friend Beber in a fit.
During difficult periods, such as when her mother died, he phoned her, checking on her wellbeing.
I saw Marge often but didn't hear from Gower or even about him until a few years later, when a mutual acquaintance phoned. Incredibly, he said, Gower was hammering at the gates again--a big new musical was already in rehearsal.
"Put heads in beds" was the charming directive from Southwood management to staff Parents who phoned advertised hotlines for advice on Susie's temper tantrums or Bobby's sullen moods were inevitably urged (assuming die family was well-insured) to bring the child in for an evaluation.
13 New England Journal of Medicine, provides "the first direct evidence" that cellular phones contribute to roadway collisions, Malcolm Maclure of the Harvard School of Public Health and Murray A.