SOUND PRESSURE

the force that is exerted by a sound wave. The unit of measurement is a Pascal. It is also called the acoustic pressure. Have a look on decibel.

SOUND PRESSURE: "The sound pressure that sound exerts in terms of atmospheric pressure."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOUND PRESSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sound-pressure/ (accessed September 24, 2020).
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