pink noise

noun

Definition of pink noise 

: a mixture of sound waves with an intensity that diminishes proportionally with frequency to yield approximately equal energy per octave — compare white noise

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In the video, Pink’s baby girl, who was sporting a pair of bright pink noise-canceling headphones over her ears, keeps nodding off as a smiling Hart, 42, films her. Mariah Haas, PEOPLE.com, "Pink Jokes She 'Really Rocked' Concert After Daughter Willow Adorably Falls Asleep Mid-Performance," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of pink noise

1961, in the meaning defined above

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