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

Examples of pink noise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In pink noise, events that appear random are actually connected, per Science News. Elizabeth Gamillo, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 Nov. 2021 Brown noise contains even more bass than pink noise, more like the rumble of strong winds, a rushing river or pounding surf. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 3 May 2021 This classic sound machine has 10 fan sounds and 10 ambient noise variations including white, brown and pink noise. Lindsay Boyers, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Brown noise contains even more bass than pink noise, more like the rumble of strong winds, a rushing river or pounding surf. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 3 May 2021 Brown noise contains even more bass than pink noise, more like the rumble of strong winds, a rushing river or pounding surf. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 3 May 2021 Brown noise contains even more bass than pink noise, more like the rumble of strong winds, a rushing river or pounding surf. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 3 May 2021 Brown noise contains even more bass than pink noise, more like the rumble of strong winds, a rushing river or pounding surf. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 3 May 2021 Brown noise contains even more bass than pink noise, more like the rumble of strong winds, a rushing river or pounding surf. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 3 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pink noise

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Pink noise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pink%20noise. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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