HyperDic: noise

English > 7 senses of the word noise:
NOUNeventnoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
cognitionnoise, dissonance, racketthe auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality
eventnoise, interference, disturbanceelectrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
communicationnoisea loud outcry of protest or complaint
attributenoiseincomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks
attributenoise, randomness, haphazardness, stochasticitythe quality of lacking any predictable order or plan / plan
VERBperceptionnoise, make noise, resoundemit a noise
noise > pronunciation
Soundsnoy'z
RhymesIllinois ... turquoise: 5 rhymes with oyz...
English > noise: 7 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningsound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound).
Examples
  • "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"
Narrowerbang, clap, eruption, blast, bamA sudden very loud noise
bangingA continuing very loud noise
barkA noise resembling the bark of a dog
blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, dinA loud harsh or strident noise
boom, roar, roaring, thunderA deep prolonged loud noise
chatter, chatteringThe high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys)
chatter, chatteringThe rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
chugThe dull explosive noise made by an engine
clack, clapA sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together
clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crashA loud resonant repeating noise
clatterA rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement)
crack, cracking, snapA sudden sharp noise
crackle, crackling, crepitationThe sharp sound of snapping noises
creak, creakingA squeaking sound
crunchThe sound of something crunching
ding-dongThe noise made by a bell
explosionThe noise caused by an explosion
grateA harsh rasping sound made by scraping something
grindingA harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)
grunt, oinkThe short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilationA fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
howlA loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound
hubbub, uproar, brouhaha, katzenjammerLoud confused noise from many sources
hum, hummingA humming noise
pantThe noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
plonkThe noise of something dropping (as into liquid / liquid)
plopThe noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid / liquid without a splash
plumpThe sound of a sudden heavy fall
racketA loud and disturbing noise
rattle, rattling, raleA rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
reportA sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)
rhonchusA sound like whistling or snoring that is heard with a stethoscope during expiration as air passes through obstructed channels
rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumblingA loud low dull continuous noise
rustle, rustling, whisper, whisperingA light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
scrape, scraping, scratch, scratchingA harsh noise made by scraping
screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screamingA high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
scrunchA crunching noise
shrillingA continuing shrill noise
sizzleA sizzling noise
slamThe noise made by the forceful impact of two objects
snapThe noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
snoreThe rattling noise produced when snoring
spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputteringThe noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
splash, plashThe sound like water splashing
squawkThe noise of squawking
squeakA short high-pitched noise
squishThe noise of soft mud being walked on
stridulationA shrill grating or chirping noise made by some insects by rubbing body parts together
swoosh, whooshThe noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid / liquid)
thunderA booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishbullicio, ruido
Catalanfressa, soroll
Verbsnoiseemit a noise
English > noise: 7 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience.
Example"modern music is just noise to me"
Synonymsdissonance, racket
Broadersound, auditory sensationThe subjective sensation of hearing something
Spanishdisonancia, estrépito, estruendo, ruido
Catalanbaluern, dissonància, estrèpit, soroll
Verbsnoiseemit a noise
English > noise: 7 senses > noun 3, event
Meaningelectrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication.
Synonymsinterference, disturbance
Narrowerbackground, background signalextraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured
clutterUnwanted echoes that interfere with the observation of signals on a radar screen
crosstalk, XTThe presence of an unwanted signal via an accidental coupling
fadeoutA gradual temporary loss of a transmitted signal due to electrical disturbances
jittersmall rapid variations in a waveform resulting from fluctuations in the voltage supply or mechanical vibrations or other sources
static, atmospherics, atmospheric staticA crackling or hissing noise / noise caused by electrical interference
white noiseA noise produced by a stimulus containing all of the audible frequencies of vibration
BroadertroubleAn event causing distress / distress or pain
Spanishinterferencias
English > noise: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA loud outcry of protest or complaint.
Examples
  • "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"
Broadercry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferationA loud utterance
Adjectivesnoisyfull of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds
English > noise: 7 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaningincomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks.
Example"all the noise in his speech concealed the fact that he didn't have anything to say"
BroaderincomprehensibilityThe quality of being incomprehensible
English > noise: 7 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningThe quality of lacking any predictable order or plan / plan.
Synonymsrandomness, haphazardness, stochasticity
NarrowerergodicityAn attribute of stochastic systems
Broaderirregularity, unregularitynot characterized by a fixed principle or rate
Spanishaleatoriedad
Catalanaleatorietat
English > noise: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningemit a noise.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsmake noise, resound
Entailed bydeafenBe unbearably loud
Narrowerbackfireemit a loud noise as a result of undergoing a backfire
blast, blaremake a strident sound
clatter, clack, brattlemake a rattling sound
crunch, scranch, scraunch, crackleMake a crushing noise
drown outmake imperceptible
honk, claxonUse the horn of a car
hummake a low continuous sound
jingle, jingle-jangle, janglemake a sound typical of metallic objects
racketmake loud and annoying noises
ring outsound loudly
roar, howlmake a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
screammake a loud, piercing sound
sizzlemake a sound like frying fat
sough, purlMake a murmuring sound
stridulate, clittermake a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures
whine, squeak, screech, creak, screak, skreakMake a high-pitched, screeching noise
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishhacer ruido, resonar, retumbar, ruido, sonar
Catalanressonar, retrunyir
Nounsnoisethe auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality
noisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

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