1. Proper noun.  A Babylonian deity, corresponding to the Semitic Baal.
  2. Proper noun.  (Armenian mythology) evil giant ruler of Babylon, defeated by Hayk.
  3. Proper noun.  A female given name.
  4. Noun.  A measure of relative power, defined as log10(P 1/P 2), where P1 and P2 are the measured and reference power respectively. See also decibel.

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