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Bel
The fundamental division of a logarithmic
scale for expressing the ratio of two amounts of power, the number of bels
denoting such a ratio being the logarithm to the base 10 of this ratio.
With <math>P_{1} and P_{2} designating two amounts of
power and N the number of bels denoting their ratio, N = log_{10}
(P_{1}/P_{2}) bels.<math>
References
This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use