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annoying or damaging environmental noise levels, as from automobile engines, industrial machinery, or amplified music.
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Environmental noise that is annoying, distracting, or physically harmful. Also called sound pollution.
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Prevention Active noise control
Public health The unexpected or undesired contamination of the audible electromagnetic spectrum
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noise pollutionOccupational 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.
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noise pol·lu·tion(noyz pŏ-lū'shŭn)
Annoying or physiologically damaging environmental sound levels, as from automobile engines, industrial machinery, and amplified music.
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