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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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We've sold more Babble Balls and Tire Balls than anything because we've been selling them for 16 years.
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According to the company, BabbleStick is a 256MB USB memory stick preloaded with the Babble VoIP software.
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That the poem was meant to be in part an appealing babble? Or an irritable babble?
Bain too often indulges in the sort of management babble which includes such phrases as "core business".
But instead I let Derek babble on about how he looked forward to "helping out the team, working with the coach, blah, blah, blah." My thoughts were consumed with this mantra: "You are beautiful; you must be mine." By the end of the "interview," I had no idea what to write.
The Listen, Learn and Talk package includes a book and three videos (Babies Babble, Toddlers Talk, and Children Chatter).
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Geseires, which means "foolish babble," is derived from the Hebrew word for calamity, gesereth.