noise pollution


noise pollution

noun

: loud or unpleasant noise that is caused by automobiles, airplanes, etc., and that is harmful or annoying to the people who can hear it

Full Definition of NOISE POLLUTION

:  annoying or harmful noise (as of automobiles or jet airplanes) in an environment

Examples of NOISE POLLUTION

  1. The airport has made changes to decrease noise pollution.

First Known Use of NOISE POLLUTION

1966

noise pollution

noun \ˈniz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NOISE POLLUTION

: environmental pollution consisting of annoying or harmful noise (as of automobiles or jet airplanes)—called also sound pollution

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