noisiness


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nois·y

 (noi′zē)
adj. nois·i·er, nois·i·est
1. Making noise: a small, noisy dog.
2. Full of, characterized by, or accompanied by noise: a noisy cafeteria.

nois′i·ly adv.
nois′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noisiness - the auditory effect characterized by loud and constant noise
sound - the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause; "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music"
boisterousness - the property of being noisy and lively and unrestrained
Translations

noisiness

[ˈnɔɪzɪnɪs] Nruido m, lo ruidoso

noisiness

nLärm m; (of person)laute Art; (of children)Krachmacherei f (inf); (of protest, welcome, debate)Lautstärke f; the noisiness of these pupils/this carder Lärm or Krach, den diese Schüler machen/dieses Auto macht
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And this noisiness, this exultation at the moment of the ship's departure, make a tremendous contrast to the silent moments of her arrival in a foreign roadstead - the silent moments when, stripped of her sails, she forges ahead to her chosen berth, the loose canvas fluttering softly in the gear above the heads of the men standing still upon her decks, the master gazing intently forward from the break of the poop.
It was risky business, this entering a paddock of thoats alone and at night; first, because their increasing noisiness might warn the nearby warriors that something was amiss, and also because for the slightest cause, or for no cause at all some great bull thoat might take it upon himself to lead a charge upon me.
In terms of the physical characteristics of neighbourhoods, the path analysis directly linked perceptions of the noisiness and dirtiness of an area to feelings of safety, supporting the argument that signs of physical disorder can have a distinctly negative impact on residents (McCrea et al, 2005; Ross & Mirowsky, 2001; Wilson & Kelling, 1982).
Hence, excluding them may increase the noisiness of estimated price appreciation.
Unable to take the sheer noisiness of big-city life anymore, I left for a town of 500 people in a corner of Alaska .
"Minuses" focused on the damage crows do to crops, their noisiness, and the opinions of some that they symbolize evil.
This does not necessarily translate into more interesting art so much as it highlights the relative noisiness of many pieces compared with the stripped-down architecture of the former camp and its tropical setting.
When it wasn't where I expected it to be, I decided it was buried under the snow and stopped looking, noticing instead the perfect silence of the woods, my hopeless noisiness within it.
Somewhat improbably, given babies' general noisiness, libraries now seem home to lots of baby activities.
A faked music, filled with artificial noisiness of massed instruments; a failed painting, full of idiotic, exotic and showcard effects, that every ten years or so concocts out of the form-wealth of millennia some new "style" which is in fact no style at all since everyone does as he pleases....
The CBSO performance under the neat, economical baton of Kazushi Ono was eloquently shaped (some dancing solo work from violinist Robert Heard), and any noisiness was the fault of the composer rather than the performers.
(1) Yet our understanding of the auto supplier industry is quite limited, mostly due to the noisiness of the publicly available data for that sector.