雜訊; 雜音; 干擾; 噪音
1. Sound of any kind.
The heavens turn about in a most rapid motion without noise
to us perceived. --Bacon.
Note: ☞ Noise is either a sound of too short a duration to be determined, like the report of a cannon; or else it is a confused mixture of many discordant sounds, like the rolling of thunder or the noise of the waves. Nevertheless, the difference between sound and noise is by no means precise.
2. Especially, loud, confused, or senseless sound; clamor; din.
3. Loud or continuous talk; general talk or discussion; rumor; report. “The noise goes.”
What noise have we had about transplantation of diseases and transfusion of blood! --T. Baker.
Socrates lived in Athens during the great plague which has made so much noise in all ages. --Spectator.
4. Music, in general; a concert; also, a company of musicians; a band. [Obs.]
The king has his noise of gypsies. --B. Jonson.
Syn: -- Cry; outcry; clamor; din; clatter; uproar.
Noise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noised p pr. & vb. n. Noising.]
1. To spread by rumor or report.
All these sayings were noised abroad. --Luke i. 65.
2. To disturb with noise. [Obs.]
Noise, v. i. To sound; to make a noise.
n 1: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant
sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard
indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the
firework display that ended the gala the noise reached
2: the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality;
sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern
music is just noise to me" [syn: dissonance, racket]
3: electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb
communication [syn: interference, disturbance]
4: a loud outcry of protest or complaint; "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"
5: incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or
meaningless facts or remarks; "all the noise in his speech
concealed the fact that he didn't have anything to say"
6: the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan [syn: randomness,
v : emit a noise [syn: make noise, resound]