noise

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[Noise]

A noise is any sound. Often, it means a sound people don't like, like the noise of traffic or a barking dog.

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Sound of any kind.

Noun
the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan

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"

Noun
the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern music is just noise to me"

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"

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"

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Noun
electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication

Verb
emit a noise


n.
Sound of any kind.

n.
Especially, loud, confused, or senseless sound; clamor; din.

n.
Loud or continuous talk; general talk or discussion; rumor; report.

n.
Music, in general; a concert; also, a company of musicians; a band.

v. i.
To sound; to make a noise.

v. t.
To spread by rumor or report.

v. t.
To disturb with noise.


Noise

Noise , n. [F. noise noisy strife, quarrel, brawl, fr. L. nausea seasickness, sickness, disgust. See Nausea.] 1. Sound of any kind.
The heavens turn about in a most rapid motion without noise to us perceived.
&hand; Noise is either a sound of too short a duration to be determined, like the report of a cannon; or else it is a confused mixture of many discordant sounds, like the rolling of thunder or the noise of the waves. Nevertheless, the difference between sound and noise is by no means precise. Ganot. 2. Especially, loud, confused, or senseless sound; clamor; din. 3. Loud or continuous talk; general talk or discussion; rumor; report. "The noise goes." Shak.
What noise have we had about transplantation of diseases and transfusion of blood!
Soerates lived in Athens during the great plague which has made so much noise in all ages.
4. Music, in general; a concert; also, a company of musicians; a band. [Obs.] Milton.
The king has his noise of gypsies.
Syn. -- Cry; outcry; clamor; din; clatter; uproar.

Noise

Noise, v. i. To sound; to make a noise. Milton.

Noise

Noise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noised ; p pr. & vb. n. Noising.] 1. To spread by rumor or report.
All these sayings were noised abroad.
2. To disturb with noise. [Obs.] Dryden.

Sound of any kind.

To sound; to make a noise.

To spread by rumor or report.

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Usage Examples

I think the fact that I made enough noise in the world that I might be remembered is an amazing achievement. You can't ask for more than that.

Many museums are drawing audiences with art that is ostensibly more entertaining than stuff that just sits and invites contemplation. Interactivity, gizmos, eating, hanging out, things that make noise - all are now the norm, often edging out much else.

For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty.

There's been some research in cognitive science, I'm told, that discloses that there have always been perhaps 10 to 15 percent of people who are, as Pascal puts it, so made that they cannot believe. To us, when people talk about faith, it's white noise.

Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.

I loved the house the way you would any new house, because it is populated by your future, the family of children who will fill it with noise or chaos and satisfying busy pleasures.

The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.

Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history.

Confronting a stadium audience, you can't see the whites of their eyes. It's just an amorphous mass of noise and, of course, you can't see the alleged billions watching at home either, so the degree to which you are intimidated is quite low.

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Other Usage Examples

Distinguishing the signal from the noise requires both scientific knowledge and self-knowledge.

I think when you're learning an instrument, you are restricted because much of it is the noise of individual theory and your ability to play the instrument.

The movies that are made more thoughtfully or made or with more ambition often get just get drowned out by the noise.

A 'scream' is always just that - a noise and not music.

The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes.

I thoroughly enjoy getting away from the game and going out fishing because it's so relaxing, so quiet and peaceful. I mean, there's no noise other than nature - and it's so different from what I do in a tournament situation that it just eases my mind.

The person who comes up to you and makes the most noise and is the most intrusive is invariably the person in the room who has no respect for you at all, and it's really all about them.

Love Is Louder is a movement that is hopefully going to bring some awareness and make some noise when it comes to teens who are feeling suicidal or even just sad, outcasts, and being bullied, and really feel like they have nowhere to turn to.

Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.

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