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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