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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.
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We found no association of community noise exposure with risk of RA, overall (Table 4), or in subgroup analyses.
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).
Adverse health effects from low-frequency noise are thought to be more severe than from other forms of community noise.
Labeling can also benefit industry by promoting sales of equipment that complies with Occupational Safety and Health Administration and community noise standards.
For noise enforcement officers, city planners and consultants, the third day features an Environmental & Community Noise Monitoring course.
Experts studying community noise highlight the need for controlling noise at the source.
The World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines for Community Noise (Berglund, Lindvall, & Schwela, 1999) recommend a maximum background sound pressure level (SPL) of 35 dB equivalent continuous A-weighted sound pressure level (LAeq) in preschools.
The FMS provides the ability to fly shorter flight paths and idle-thrust descents which reduce fuel consumption, while lowering emissions and reducing community noise impact.
As part of the FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) program, Boeing and the FAA each will contribute up to USD25 million during the next five years to conduct flight demonstrations of emergent airframe and engine technologies that have the potential of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and community noise.
He said, "Road traffic is the most important source of community noise.
It is a significant example of lateral thinking and innovation applied to the whole global Boeing 737 aircraft family through a retrofit that will benefit the environment through further reducing community noise and emissions.

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