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 (ăn′tē-noiz′, ăn′tī-)
1. Designed to reduce environmental noise, as in a community: an antinoise ordinance.
2. Capable of neutralizing the sound of another noise.
A technique for neutralizing unwanted sound, in which a second sound wave, identical to but out of phase with the unwanted sound, is used to cancel the unwanted sound.


(General Engineering) sound generated so that it is out of phase with a noise, such as that made by an engine, in order to reduce the noise level by interference


(ˌæn tiˈnɔɪz, ˌæn taɪ-)

designed to reduce or ban excessively loud sound, as of jet engines or traffic: antinoise regulations.
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The car's sophisticated suspension and acoustic glass help to quell any outside sounds, but the Active Noise Control completes the process.
The Edge is well-equipped as standard, offering Active Noise Control, Pedestrian Detection, a Ford DAB audio system with SYNC 2 connectivity, privacy glass and 19-inch alloy wheels.
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The MKZ Hybrid has the usual standard features as well as some not always found on competitors, including Sync voice and touchscreen control for ventilation and the audio system, active noise control for the interior, leather-trimmed seats, 10-way, power-adjustable and heated front seats, power and heated outside mirrors, 18-inch wheels and light-emitting diode headlamps and taillamps.
Key features include: a sweeping profile, one of the world's widest-opening retractable glass roofs; Lincoln drive control intelligent system that delivers a refined ride and engaging driving dynamics; a push button shift gear selector that enables flowing and architectural centre console design; a quiet, well-appointed interior enhanced by standard active noise control, genuine wood trim, full LCD instrumentation, and SYNC with MyLincoln Touch and class-exclusive inflatable rear safety belts supplementing eight standard airbags.
The MKZ enters the mid-sized luxury segment with a range of features including: one of the world's widest-opening retractable glass roofs, Lincoln Drive Control, Standard Lincoln Drive Control, a distinctive Push Button Shift gear, Active Noise Control and MyLincoln Touch.
gt;> A quiet, well-appointed interior is enhanced by standard Active Noise Control, genuine wood trim, full LCD instrumentation, and SYNCA with MyLincoln Touch™
The technological highlights of the new Lincoln MKZ include Push Button Shift, Lincoln Drive Control featuring Active Noise Control, Continuously Controlled Damping, Lane-Keeping System, Inflatable Rear Safety Belts, THX II Certified Car Audio System and Sync with MyLincoln Touch, among others, according to the statement.
Among the topics are discrete-time signals and systems, transform domain adaptive filters, lattice filters, active noise control, and code division multiple access systems.
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