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  Definition of noise
  1. the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan
  2. incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks; "all the noise in his speech concealed the fact that he didn''t have anything to say"
  3. the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern music is just noise to me"
  4. a loud outcry of protest or complaint; "the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise"; "whatever it was he didn''t like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"
  5. sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
  6. electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
  7. emit a noise
Similar Words: randomness, haphazardness, stochasticity, dissonance, racket, interference, disturbance, make noise, resound

 

Hyponyms: ergodicity, white noise, bang, clap, eruption, blast, loud noise, banging, bark, blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din, boom, roar, roaring, thunder, chatter, chattering, chug, clack, clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash, clatter, crack, cracking, snap, crackle, crackling, crepitation, creak, creaking, crunch, ding-dong, explosion, grate, grinding, grunt, hiss, hissing, sibilation, howl, hubbub, uproar, brouhaha, katzenjammer, hum, humming, pant, plonk, plop, plump, racket, rattle, rattling, rale, report, rhonchus, rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumbling, rustle, rustling, whisper, whispering, scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching, screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming, scrunch, shrilling, slam, snore, spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputtering, splash, plash, squawk, squeak, stridulation, clutter, background, background signal, crosstalk, XT, fadeout, jitter, static, atmospherics, atmospheric static, sizzle, purl, honk, claxon, scranch, scraunch, screak, skreak, brattle, stridulate, clitter, drown out, jingle, jingle-jangle, jangle, backfire, ring out

 

Derivational Morphology: dissonate, make noise, resound, dissonance, racket

 

Anagrams: eosin

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 噪音   Danish: støj  
Dutch: geluid   Finnish: melu  
French: bruit   German: Lärm  
Hungarian: zaj   Italian: rumore  
Japanese: 雑音   Korean: 소음  
Polish: hałas   Portuguese: barulho  
Russian: шум   Serbian: шум  
Slovene: hrup   Spanish: ruido  
Swedish: ljud  
 
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