sound pressure

Definitions of sound pressure

n the difference between the instantaneous pressure at a point in a sound field and the average pressure at that point

instantaneous sound pressure
Type of:
force per unit area, pressure, pressure level
the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)

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