antinoise

[ an-tee-noiz, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈnɔɪz, ˌæn taɪ- /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. antineutrino,
  2. antineutron,
  3. anting,
  4. antinion,
  5. antinode,
  6. antinome,
  7. antinomian,
  8. antinomianism,
  9. antinomy,
  10. antinous

Origin of antinoise

First recorded in 1905–10; anti- + noise

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British Dictionary definitions for antinoise

antinoise

/ (ˈæntɪˌnɔɪz) /

noun

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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