background noise

noun

Definition of background noise

: undesired sound that is heard in a radio broadcast, a tape recording, etc.
  • The recording had a lot of background noise.

Word by Word Definitions

background play
  1. : the scenery or ground behind something

  2. : the part of a painting representing what lies behind objects in the foreground

  3. : an image that displays on a computer screen underneath the various available icons and windows

  1. : to provide with background

noise play
  1. : loud, confused, or senseless shouting or outcry

  2. : sound

  3. : any sound that is undesired or interferes with one's hearing of something

  1. : to talk much or loudly

  2. : to make a noise

  3. : to spread by rumor or report


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