white noise


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white noise

n.
Acoustical or electrical noise of which the intensity is the same at all frequencies within a given band over time.

[From the analogy with white light.]

white noise

n
(General Physics)
a. sound or electrical noise that has a relatively wide continuous range of frequencies of uniform intensity
b. noise containing all frequencies rising in level by six decibels every octave

white′ noise′


n.
random noise with a uniform frequency spectrum over a wide range of frequencies.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white noise - a noise produced by a stimulus containing all of the audible frequencies of vibration; "white noise is a good masking agent"
interference, noise, disturbance - electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
Translations
bílý šum
witte ruis
ruído branco

white noise

n (Radio, TV) → sibilo (per interferenza)

white noise

n ruido blanco
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