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.

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“Background noise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/background%20noise. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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