background noise


Definition of background noise

  1. :  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

  1. :  the scenery or ground behind something

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

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

  1. :  to provide with background

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

    :  sound

    :  one that lacks agreeable musical quality or is noticeably unpleasant

  1. :  to talk much or loudly

    :  to make a noise

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