NounNoise (plural Noises)
- Various sounds, usually unwanted.
- Sound or signal generated by random fluctuations
- (technology) Unwanted part of a signal. (Signal to noise ratio)
- (genetics) The measured level of variation in gene expression among cells, regardless of source, within a supposedly identical population
- To make noise
- To talk, especially to spread rumor or gossip.
Verbs for Noise
ban—; contribute to—; eliminate—; emit—; endure—; exclude—; guard against—; intensify—; reproduce—; resound with—of; saturate with—; simulate—s of; suppress —; —abates; —s blend; —confuses; — hampers; —hinders; —shuffles; —stuns; —subsides.
howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, image, inanity, information, information explosion, information theory, input data, input quantity, insignificance, instructions, interference, jangle, jar, jargon, jumble, loud noise, loudness, machine language, maffick, make a noise, make a racket, make a sound, make an uproar, meaninglessness, mere noise, message, multiple image, multiple messages, noise and shouting, nonsensicality, nullity, numeric data, octal system, oscillograph data, outcry, output data, output quantity, pandemonium, phatic communion, phone, picture, picture noise, picture shifts, play, polar data, punch-card data, purposelessness, racket, rain, raise Cain, raise a clamor, raise hell, raise the devil, raise the roof, random data, rattle, reception, rectangular data, redundancy, reference quantity, resound, rhubarb, roar, rolling, row, ruckus, ruction, ruly English, rumble, rumbling, rumor, rumpus, scanning pattern, scintillation, scramble, secret language, senselessness, shading, shindy, shivaree, signal, signals, single messages, slang, snow, snowstorm, sonance, sound, sound intensity level, sound propagation, sound wave, speak, speech sound, spread, static, thunder, thunderclap, thundering, tintamarre, tumult, turmoil, ultrasound, unmeaningness, unorganized data, unsignificancy, uproar, visible-speech data, whoop it up, 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 phenomenon, babble, babel, ballyhoo, bawling, be noisy, bedlam, binary digit, binary scale, binary system, bit, black spot, blare, blaring, blast, blasting, blind spot, bloom, blooping, bobbery, brawl, brouhaha, bruit about, bug, byte, cacophony, cant, channel, charivari, chirm, cipher, circulate, clamor, clangor, clap, clash, clatter, code, command pulses, commands, commotion, communication explosion, communication theory, compiler, computer code, computer language, computer program, confusion of tongues, control signals, controlled quantity, correcting signals, crash, crawling, creeping, cryptogram, data, data retrieval, data storage, dead letter, decoding, definition, din, discord, discordance, dissonance, disturbance, donnybrook, double Dutch, drift, drunken brawl, dustup, electronic data processing, emit a sound, emptiness, empty sound, encoding, entropy, error, error signals, fade-out, fading, feedback pulses, feedback signals, film data, flap, flare, fracas, free-for-all, fringe area, futility, garble, ghost, gibberish, gift of tongues, glossolalia, gobbledygook, granulation, grid, hard shadow, harshness, hell, hell broke loose, hexadecimal system,
From Middle English < Old French noise (“a dispute, wrangle, strife, noise”); origin uncertain; according to some < Latin nausea (“disgust, nausea”); according to others < Latin noxia (“hurt, harm, damage, injury”); but neither explanation is satisfactory in regard to either form or sense.
- (Various sounds): sound
Noise f. (plural Noises)
- IPA: /nwaz/