Associations to the word «Noise»


NOISE, noun. Various sounds, usually unwanted.
NOISE, noun. Sound or signal generated by random fluctuations.
NOISE, noun. (technology) Unwanted part of a signal. (Signal to noise ratio)
NOISE, noun. (genetics) The measured level of variation in gene expression among cells, regardless of source, within a supposedly identical population.
NOISE, noun. Rumour or complaint.
NOISE, noun. (obsolete) Music, in general; a concert; also, a company of musicians; a band.
NOISE, noun. (music) A genre of rock music that uses static and other non-musical sounds, also influenced by art rock.
NOISE, verb. (intransitive) To make a noise; to sound.
NOISE, verb. (transitive) To spread news of; to spread as rumor or gossip.
NOISE CANCELLATION, noun. (sound) (headphones) the active cancellation of outside noise by creation of an inverse waveform to null out noise soundwaves within the subject environment
NOISE POLLUTION, noun. Excess noise which is unpleasant or harmful.
NOISE POP, noun. (music) A genre of indie pop influenced by noise music.
NOISE POWER, noun. The power of the noise in a signal.
NOISE ROCK, noun. (music) A genre of indie rock influenced by noise music.
NOISE TRADER, noun. (finance) One who trades financial products (such as stocks) not based on fundamental analysis.

Dictionary definition

NOISE, noun. 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".
NOISE, noun. The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern music is just noise to me".
NOISE, noun. Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication.
NOISE, noun. 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".
NOISE, noun. 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".
NOISE, noun. The quality of lacking any predictable order or plan.
NOISE, verb. Emit a noise.

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