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Synonyms for noise

Synonyms for noise

sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable

the sensation caused by vibrating wave motion that is perceived by the organs of hearing

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to engage in or spread gossip

Synonyms for noise

the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality

a loud outcry of protest or complaint

incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks

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the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan

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Indeed, operators were free to adjust the volume delivered through their headsets to compensate the variability of the acoustic quality receptions or the ambient noise level in the open space.
The Arctic Ocean is particularly vulnerable to changes in ocean ambient noise (Moore et al., 2012).
Vertical coherence of ambient noise is an attractive area were more attention have been given to ambient noise in deep ocean but only few shallow water measurements have been reported during 1960's in the frequency range of less than 2kHz [5].
In the case of the first method of analysis, the average percentage rate of correct responses stood at 75.8% without the ambient noise. In the presence of ambient noise the percentage rate of correct responses was within the range of 44.5-66.6%, depending on whether earmuffs were used or were not used.
Aki (1957, 1965) proposed the analysis of ambient noise as a tool for investigating the shear wave velocity structure below a site, which can be used to calculate the site response by numerical simulations.
Earbuds also filter less ambient noise, contributing to the tendency to turn the volume up in situations where you may already be at high risk for hearing loss.
The question posed in the present study is do ambient noise levels, typical of OAE screening environments, suppress OAEs in the test ear by stimulation of the contralateral, nonoccluded ear?
Conexant's Far-Field Voice Processing Suite a combination of algorithms including ambient noise reduction, de- reverberation and selective source pickup and Conexant's high-performance audio processors such as the CX20865 offer a feature set that is highly desired by Conexant's partners looking to provide consumers with a richer user experience.
Evidence is mounting that cellphone conversations are much more annoying than other types of overheard conversations or ambient noise. Why?
Its SoundSense system continuously listens to and blocks environmental sounds to reduce ambient noise by 50% for better recognition, higher accuracy, fewer errors, and improved productivity.
Thermostatically controlled cooling fans reduce the ambient noise level to comply with noise regulations.
He states that the turbine will be inaudible because of the ambient noise of the M62 motorway traffic drowning it out.
Industrial Hearing Testing of Auburn quoted $1,650 per day to survey the ambient noise in the working environment, such as alarm systems and machinery.
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