noise pollution

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noise pollution

n.
Environmental noise that is annoying, distracting, or physically harmful. Also called sound pollution.

noise pollution

n
(Environmental Science) annoying or harmful noise in an environment

noise pollution

Persistent loud noise (as from traffic, machinery, audio equipment) causing discomfort and perhaps even deafness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noise pollution - annoying and potentially harmful environmental noise
pollution - undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
Translations

noise pol·lu·tion

n. polución de ruido.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) published a report in 1999 called Guidelines for Community Noise, to standardize risk assessment and management of noise dangers among participating countries.
Previously, the criteria for noise event detection was challenging when aircraft noise levels approached community noise levels.
The ground test unit will feature an advanced, short fan duct integrated thrust reverser with lower drag and improved acoustic treatment for community noise reduction.
The Geared Turbofan offers a reduction in fuel consumption up to 16 percent, reduced regulated emissions by up to 50 percent and a reduction in airport community noise by 75 percent.
Our cross-sectional study assessed environmental and community noise levels from electric power generators and potential auditory effects among small scale business operators at locations within two communities, the Agbowo and Ajibode business areas of Ibadan, Nigeria.
We investigated proximity to traffic, ambient air pollution, and community noise as risk factors for RA in a large population-based study conducted in the Vancouver and Victoria regions of British Columbia (BC), Canada.
A 1970s edict, Presidential Decree No 1152, was supposed to prescribe environmental pollution limits as well as community noise standards, however, this law had largely been ignored.
Other barriers include high altitude emissions, fuel efficiency and community noise around airports.
He said other barriers include high altitude emissions, fuel efficiency and community noise around airports.
These engines will offer a significant reduction in fuel consumption, community noise and NOx emissions.
Equipped with a larger, fourth-generation composite wing and a new advanced GE engine with Laminar Flow Nacelles, the aircraft will be a marked improvement in reducing community noise.
The assessment and management of adverse health risks associated with community noise levels are usually based on the comparison of measured or estimated sound levels with noise guidelines or standards.

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