ambient noise


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ambient noise

The total noise from all sources in a given environment.
See also: noise
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Thus, people would not only listen to ambient noise when falling asleep but also when working.
The total noise exposure was calculated by adding the conversation noise to the ambient noise, as measured with a 01dB Black Solo[R] sound-level meter.
Ocean ambient noise is a crucial habitat feature for marine animals (Richardson et al., 1995; Au and Hastings, 2008; Tyack, 2008; Hildebrand, 2009; Merchant et al., 2015), especially for marine mammals that rely on sound for communication (Au and Hastings, 2008; Tyack, 2008; Hildebrand, 2009; Clark et al., 2015) and echolocation (Erbe, 2002; Soto et al., 2006; Tyack, 2008; Hildebrand, 2009), both of which evolved under specific ambient noise conditions (Tyack, 2008).
This new capability enables contact centers to plug PBXMate in their network and immediately attenuate the level of ambient noise that exists in their phone calls.
When compared to noise sources such as ship, rain, biological and human activities underwater ambient noise level is dominated by wind for a significant range of frequency [2].
Signal amplification in the channels for auditory danger signal and ambient noise reproduction was corrected so as to obtain values of sound pressure level in octave bands and A-weighted equivalent sound pressure level equal to the values measured at the industrial hall at head level of subjects.
The technique hypothesis between pairs of receivers, the Green's function can be extracted from crosscorrelations of ambient noise recorded at both receivers, in turn allowing an estimate of the propagation delay between the stations.
Background noise of every form is completely cut out, thanks to dynamic noise reduction (DNR) that automatically eliminates distracting ambient noise for clear conversations that flow naturally.
The headphones are designed to block out ambient noise, so you can listen to your favorite tunes, or have the blissful sound of silence rock you right to sleep.
Starting in the 1930s, Alan Lomax roamed the world recording folk music of all kinds, from Mississippi prison songs to Uzbek ballads, plus sermons, stories, children's games, ambient noise, and other audio artifacts of human life.
The subcommittee - chaired by Cllr Bernie Taylor - said: "Residential areas are sensitive to the impact of noise generated by licensable activities especially by patrons departing either on foot or in cars which is particularly intrusive at night when ambient noise levels are much lower.
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