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babble

(bab′ĕl)
1. The meaningless sounds made by an infant before he or she is able to generate mature speech.
2. Any incomprehensible vocalization.

multitalker babble

Background noise made by several speakers talking at the same time. It competes with and may mask or disguise sounds or voices that a person, esp. one with hearing loss, wishes to hear.
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Babies exposed to sign language appear to babble meaningfully with their hands, it was claimed last night.
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