[an-tee-noiz, an-tahy-]


designed to reduce or ban excessively loud sound, as of jet engines or traffic: antinoise legislation.

Origin of antinoise

First recorded in 1905–10; anti- + noise Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for antinoise



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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