noises off

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noi·ses off

 (noi′sĭz)
pl.n. Chiefly British
Noises made offstage during a theatrical production that are intended to be heard by an audience.
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noises off

- Sounds created offstage to be heard during a play's production; the term has been extended to mean distracting or intrusive background noise.
See also related terms for heard.
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