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noise

noun uk   /nɔɪz/ us  

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 Korean 소음…
in Arabic ضَجيج…
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 Spanish ruido, sonido…
in Portuguese barulho, ruído…
in German das Geräusch, der Lärm…
in Catalan soroll…
in Japanese 騒音, 雑音…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 噪声, 杂音…
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