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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Summary: Tougher regulation necessary to limit noise pollution on construction sites, contractors say.
In a media statement issued on Sunday, Dubai Municipality Director-General Hussain Nasser Lootah said: "When asked about the types of pollution, we all count everything except noise pollution, which leaves a deep impact on human health."
While noise pollution in big cities has long been perceived as an inevitable challenge by governments across the globe, noise laws and ordinances have become common place in local and national governance, especially in developed countries.
Noise pollution due to the pressure of turbo-pumps, electro-pumps and various and noisy sources and the noise resulted from oil & gas transfer from the factory pipelines are of the environmental and hygiene complications of the zone resulted in personnel's health damage of these factories, especially when several noisy generator sources work together and noise pollution is intensified.
Little by little, our world is becoming louder, with the creeping spread of noise pollution infiltrating our homes, our workplaces, and even our wilderness.
As [L.sub.eq] is an insufficient descriptor of the annoyance caused by fluctuating noise (Robinson, 1971), noise pollution level (NPL) in dB (A) was calculated by using the following formula:
MEPs are convinced that such a strategy would help reduce energy consumption, noise pollution from traffic, air pollution and greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions.
The ministry has increased the frequency of its inspections for noise pollution and has fined establishments, such as nightclubs, a total amount of TL 863,613 across all the 81 provinces of Turkey.
The council's noise pollution team suggests noisy household equipment should be placed away from partition walls, loud DIY should be done during daytime hours, as well as keeping the volume of TV, radio and music as low as possible, especially late at night.
Noise pollution is excessive, displeasing human, animal, or machine-created environmental noise that disrupts the activity or balance of human or animal life.
Industries contribute much to the existing noise pollution. The automobile industry from motor cars to airplanes, railways and vehicles infuse a lot of noise into our atmosphere.
On 8 September, the ECJ ruled that states could impose a limit on noise pollution, measured on the ground, but that these limits could not be overly restrictive(1).