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noise

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17 in 16 verses (in OT : 14 in 13 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

noisen. [F. noise noisy strife, quarrel, brawl, fr. L. nausea seasickness, sickness, disgust. See Nausea.].
  •  Sound of any kind.  [1913 Webster]
    " 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."  Ganot.  [1913 Webster]
    "The heavens turn about in a most rapid motion without noise
    to us perceived.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Especially, loud, confused, or senseless sound; clamor; din.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Loud or continuous talk; general talk or discussion; rumor; report.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "What noise have we had about transplantation of diseases and transfusion of blood!"  [1913 Webster]
    "Socrates lived in Athens during the great plague which has made so much noise in all ages."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Music, in general; a concert; also, a company of musicians; a band.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "The king has his noise of gypsies."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Cry; outcry; clamor; din; clatter; uproar.
noisev. i. 
     To sound; to make a noise.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
noisev. t. 
  •  To spread by rumor or report.  [1913 Webster]
    "All these sayings were noised abroad."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To disturb with noise.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

noise, n. & v.
--n.
1 a sound, esp. a loud or unpleasant or undesired one.
2 a series of loud sounds, esp. shouts; a confused sound of voices and movements.
3 irregular fluctuations accompanying a transmitted signal but not relevant to it.
4 (in pl.) conventional remarks, or speechlike sounds without actual words (made sympathetic noises).
--v.
1 tr. (usu. in passive) make public; spread abroad (a person's fame or a fact).
2 intr. archaic make much noise.

Idiom
make a noise
1 (usu. foll. by about) talk or complain much.
2 be much talked of; attain notoriety. noise-maker a device for making a loud noise at a festivity etc. noise pollution harmful or annoying noise. noises off sounds made off stage to be heard by the audience of a play.
Etymology
ME f. OF, = outcry, disturbance, f. L nausea: see NAUSEA

DEVIL DICTIONARY

noise

n. A stench in the ear. Undomesticated music. The chief product and authenticating sign of civilization.

THESAURUS

noise

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, 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

ROGET THESAURUS

noise

Sound

N sound, noise, strain, accent, twang, intonation, tone, cadence, sonorousness, audibility, resonance, voice, aspirate, ideophone, rough breathing, acoustics, phonics, phonetics, phonology, phonography, diacoustics, diaphonics, phonetism, sounding, soniferous, sonorous, sonorific, resonant, audible, distinct, stertorous, phonetic, phonic, phonocamptic, a thousand trills and quivering sounds, forensis strepitus.

Loudness

N loudness, power, loud noise, din, blare, clang, clangor, clatter, noise, bombilation, roar, uproar, racket, hubbub, bobbery, fracas, charivari, trumpet blast, flourish of trumpets, fanfare, tintamarre, peal, swell, blast, larum, boom, bang (explosion), resonance, vociferation, hullabaloo, lungs, Stentor, artillery, cannon, thunder, loud, sonorous, high-sounding, big-sounding, deep, full, powerful, noisy, blatant, clangorous, multisonous, thundering, deafening, trumpet-tongued, ear-splitting, ear-rending, ear-deafening, piercing, obstreperous, rackety, uproarious, enough to wake the dead, enough to wake seven sleepers, shrill &c 410 clamorous stentorian, stentorophonic, loudly, aloud, at the top of one's voice, at the top of one's lungs, lustily, in full cry, the air rings with, the deep dread-bolted thunder.


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