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noise

noun uk   us   /nɔɪz/

noise noun (SOUND)

A1 [C or U] a sound or sounds, especially when it is unwanted, unpleasant, or loud: The noise out in the street was deafening. I heard a loud noise and ran to the window. traffic/background noise dangerously high noise levels
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noise noun (SIGNAL)

[U] specialized electronics any bad change in a signal, especially in a signal produced by an electronic device: Using a single chip reduces (the) noise on the output signal by 90 percent.
Translations of “noise”
in Arabic ضَجيج…
in Korean 소음…
in Malaysian bunyi, bising…
in French bruit…
in Turkish gürültü, ses…
in Italian rumore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲音, 噪聲, 雜音…
in Russian шум…
in Polish hałas, odgłos, dźwięk…
in Vietnamese tiếng ồn ào, tiếng om sòm…
in Spanish ruido, sonido…
in Portuguese barulho, ruído…
in Thai เสียง, เสียงดัง…
in German das Geräusch, der Lärm…
in Catalan soroll…
in Japanese 騒音, 雑音…
in Indonesian bunyi, kebisingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 噪声, 杂音…
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