Definitions for noise

Definitions for (noun) noise

Main entry: haphazardness, stochasticity, randomness, noise

Definition: the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan

Main entry: noise

Definition: incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks

Usage: all the noise in his speech concealed the fact that he didn't have anything to say

Main entry: noise, dissonance, racket

Definition: the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience

Usage: modern music is just noise to me

Main entry: noise

Definition: a loud outcry of protest or complaint

Usage: 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

Main entry: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: 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

Main entry: interference, disturbance, noise

Definition: electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication

Definitions for (verb) noise

Main entry: make noise, noise, resound

Definition: emit a noise

Visual thesaurus for noise