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antinoise

[an-tee-noiz, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈnɔɪz, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
designed to reduce or ban excessively loud sound, as of jet engines or traffic:
antinoise legislation.
Origin of antinoise
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; anti- + noise
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British Dictionary definitions for antinoise

antinoise

/ˈæntɪˌnɔɪz/
noun
1.
sound generated so that it is out of phase with a noise, such as that made by an engine, in order to reduce the noise level by interference
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