harsh sound

See: noise
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This has a harsh sound, and yet should not be offensive to any -- even to the noble himself -- unless the fact itself be an offense: for the statement simply formulates a fact.
A mellow softness appears to hang over the whole earth; the influence of the season seems to extend itself to the very wagon, whose slow motion across the well-reaped field is perceptible only to the eye, but strikes with no harsh sound upon the ear.
The noises that used to frighten me out of my wits, the flapping against the windows, the distant voices which seemed so close to me, the harsh sounds that came from I know not where and commanded me to do I know not what, have all ceased.
An aggressive animal makes a low, harsh sound (the "growl") that looks like a low-frequency, broad band on a hypothetical sonagram (see diagram).
VFT Technology also makes it possible to fine-tune the feedback provided on each shot so off-centre hits do not produce harsh sound or excessive vibration, resulting in shots that sound and feel solid and satisfying.
Venomous rattlesnakes have acquired their fearsome name through the harsh sound created when they shake the loose scales sited at the extremity of their tails.
The four acoustic control technologies smooth out the rough octave bands produced by engine braking, thereby eliminating the harsh sound that has led so many communities to ban engine brake use.
This would be the first silencer to reduce both acceleration and braking noise inside and outside the cab, while also eliminating the harsh sound created by engine brakes.
The clank of old-fashioned bed pans, the thick, harsh sound the breath makes, the eerie sounds of the life support machines that sustain death?
com comes from the metal band Amorphis rocking the community with a harsh sound of North.
Emphasis on the meaning of human suffering is characterised by the harsh sound of the organ, but also by the tender flute registers.
Instead, her fingers pounded the keys in an impressive fashion, occasionally creating a harsh sound in the fast sections.