Loud noise

  • 1 loud noise — index outcry Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Noise health effects — are the health consequences of elevated sound levels. Elevated workplace or other noise can cause hearing impairment, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, annoyance, sleep disturbance, and decreased school performance. Changes in the immune… …

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  • 3 Noise-induced hearing loss — (NIHL) is an increasingly prevalent disorder that results from exposure to high intensity sound, especially over a long period of time. Contents 1 Description 2 Mechanism 3 Types 3.1 …

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  • 4 loud´ness — loud «lowd», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. making a great sound; not quiet or soft: »a loud bang, a loud voice. The door slammed with a loud noise. 2. noisy; resounding: »loud music, a loud place to study. When all is gay With lamps, and loud With… …

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  • 5 loud, loudly — Loud can be both an adjective and an adverb, but loudly may be used only as the latter. It is permissible to say Shout out loud or Shout out loudly. Such optional usage is common after such verbs as sing, talk, say, scream, and laugh, but among… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 6 Noise Fest — was an influential festival of no wave noise music performances curated by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth at the New York City art space White Columns in June 1981. Sonic Youth made their first live appearances at this show. [1] In mid 1981 Kim… …

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  • 7 noise — [[t]nɔɪz[/t]] n. v. noised, nois•ing 1) sound, esp. of a loud, harsh, or confused kind 2) a sound of any kind 3) loud shouting or clamor 4) an electric disturbance in a communications system that interferes with reception of a signal 5) cvb inf… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 noise — n. & v. n. 1 a sound, esp. a loud or unpleasant or undesired one. 2 a series of loud sounds, esp. shouts; a confused sound of voices and movements. 3 irregular fluctuations accompanying a transmitted signal but not relevant to it. 4 (in pl.)… …

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  • 9 noise — Synonyms and related words: ALGOL, Aesopian language, Babel, Bedlam let loose, COBOL, EDP, FORTRAN, Greek, aimlessness, alphabetic data, alphanumeric code, amplitude, angular data, argot, assembler, atmospherics, auditory effect, auditory… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 noise pollution — noun (U) very loud or continuous loud noise which is considered to be harmful to people …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 loud —   Wā, wawā, nāwā, āwā, uwā, hana kuli.    ♦ Loud noise, halulu.    ♦ Loud voiced, leo nui, ikuwā …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 12 noise-induced hearing loss — sensorineural hearing loss caused either by a single very loud noise (acoustic trauma hearing loss) or by prolonged exposure to high levels of noise (socioacusis) …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 noise — [noiz] n. [ME < OFr, noise, quarreling, clamor < L nausea: see NAUSEA] 1. a) loud or confused shouting; din of voices; clamor b) any loud, discordant, or disagreeable sound or sounds 2. a sound of any kind [the noise of the rain] 3 …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Noise mitigation — is a set of strategies to reduce noise pollution. The main areas of noise mitigation or abatement are: transportation noise control, architectural design, and occupational noise control. Roadway noise and aircraft noise are the most pervasive… …

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  • 15 Noise (music) — Noise music Stylistic origins Modernism 20th century classical music Electronic art music Musique concrète Electroacoustic music Performance art Free improvisation Cultural origins Early 1910s Europe Typical instruments …

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  • 16 Noise regulation — includes statutes or guidelines relating to sound transmission established by national, state or provincial and municipal levels of government. After the watershed passage of the United States Noise Control Act of 1972,[1] other local and state… …

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  • 17 Noise — Noise, n. [F. noise noisy strife, quarrel, brawl, fr. L. nausea seasickness, sickness, disgust. See {Nausea}.] 1. Sound of any kind. [1913 Webster] The heavens turn about in a most rapid motion without noise to us perceived. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Noise Free America — is a national, non profit organization aimed at reducing noise pollution in the community. The organization’s main target is noise from boom cars (vehicles with loud sound systems), leaf blowers, motorcycles, and car alarms.[1] Noise Free America …

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  • 19 Noise (2007 American film) — Noise Directed by Henry Bean Produced by Seven Arts Pictures Fuller Films Written by Henry Bean Starring …

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  • 20 noise — ► NOUN 1) a sound, especially one that is loud, unpleasant, or disturbing. 2) continuous or repeated loud, confused sounds. 3) (noises) conventional remarks expressing some emotion or purpose. 4) technical irregular fluctuations accompanying and… …

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