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noise pol·lu·tion

annoying or damaging environmental noise levels, as from automobile engines, industrial machinery, or amplified music.

noise pollution

n.
Environmental noise that is annoying, distracting, or physically harmful. Also called sound pollution.

noise pollution

an unwanted noise level in the environment, causing discomfort and possibly threatening health.
Occupational medicine Noise and sounds in the workplace and environment that are annoying or excessive to the point of causing lost productivity
Prevention Active noise control
Public health The unexpected or undesired contamination of the audible electromagnetic spectrum

noise pollution

Occupational health Noise and sounds in the workplace and environment that are annoying or excessive to the point of causing lost productivity Prevention Active noise control. See Cymatics, Sound therapy, Toning.

noise pol·lu·tion

(noyz pŏ-lū'shŭn)
Annoying or physiologically damaging environmental sound levels, as from automobile engines, industrial machinery, and amplified music.

noise

1. a loud, harsh and objectionable sound.
2. interference in an ecological or electronic system, but insufficient to stop the system.
3. in statistics when extraneous, uncontrolled variables cause errors in the distribution of data.

noise pollution
noise in the environment that adversely affects, in our context, the animal inhabitants. No such ill effects have been demonstrated.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cleary, Intrusive Community Noise Negatively Impacts South Florida Residents, in Proceedings of the Third Annual College of Education Research Conference 122, 126 (Apr.
WHO guideline values for community noise in specific environments, April 1999 Specific environment [L.
As a result, the high levels of radiated noise have a significant impact on community noise.
16) World Health Organization, editors Berglund, Lindvall, and Schwela, Guidelines for Community Noise (1999).
World Health Organization 1999 Berglund B, Lindvall T, Schwela D (Eds) Guidelines for community noise Geneva, WHO Available from: www.
Standards, provisional standards, and related material are presented, both new and revised, including specifications, test methods, practices, guides, terminology, and classifications for subjects such as the application of acoustical materials and systems, community noise, mechanical and electrical system noise, open plan spaces, sound absorption and transmission, blanket and loose fill insulation, chemical and physical properties of insulation, finishes and moisture, reflective insulation, and thermal measurement.
Much of the following comes from the WHO Guideline on Community Noise and follows its format.
Community Noise, tomorrow, between 2pm and 10pm - ensemble music with a difference.
Due to a fierce lobby from the aviation industry, the all-round implications and necessity of developing a wider Community noise policy, setting objectives for noise emissions from all transport sources, was overshadowed", they said.
This may be a task for the future, and the commission will, if necessary, make proposals for community noise targets.
Those eligible are in an area exposed to community noise equivalency levels of 65 decibels or greater, according to a Federal Aviation Administration study completed in 1989.

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