Definition of background noise
- The recording had a lot of background noise.
: the scenery or ground behind something
: the part of a painting representing what lies behind objects in the foreground
: to provide with background
: to give less attention or emphasis to (something) : to place (something) in the background
: loud, confused, or senseless shouting or outcry
: any sound that is undesired or interferes with one's hearing of something
: to talk much or loudly
: to make a noise
: to spread by rumor or report
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