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noise

noun ado, blare, blatancy, cacophony, clamor, clangor, clatter, cry, din, discord, fanfare, fracas, harsh sound, hubbub, hullabaloo, jangle, loudness, outcry, pandemonium, racket, ruckus, ruction, sonitus, sound, stir, strepitus, tumult, unnleasant sound, uproar, vociferance
Associated concepts: disturbing the peace, noise pollution, nuisance
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Despite the dangers of exposure to immoderate noise levels at work being well documented, noise induced hearing loss remains a problem all around the world.
Development of the Hearing in Noise Test for the measurement of speech reception thresholds in quiet and in noise.
20 application deadline in which the airport will seek permission to continue to operate for an additional three years despite having homes, churches and schools in the areas affected by noise louder than the state limit.
In February 2003, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union (2003) published Directive 2003/10/EC on minimum safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to noise.
For integration times up to 1 s to 2 s the noise amplitude decreases as [[tau].
For steady-state noise of 85 to 103 decibels, you must wear single hearing protection, either earplugs or noise muffs.
Injecting noise close to the antenna is a great way to determine if the overall system is healthy or not.
If the exposure continues, lower frequency noises start going until following a conversation in a crowded room becomes extremely difficult.
A noise testing service was brought in to test the level of noise from the vibration, but the resolution of the problem was not immediate.
Research over the past 2 decades has suggested that in addition to causing hearing loss, excessive noise exposure contributes to high blood pressure (SN: 3/28/81, p.