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noise

1. Sound of any kind. The heavens turn about in a most rapid motion without noise to us perceived. (bacon)

Noise is either a sound of too short a duration to be determined, like the report of a cannon; or else it is a confused mixture of many discordant sounds, like the rolling of thunder or the noise of the waves. Nevertheless, the difference between sound and noise is by no means precise.

2. Especially, loud, confused, or senseless sound; clamor; din.

3. Loud or continuous talk; general talk or discussion; rumor; report. The noise goes. What noise have we had about transplantation of diseases and transfusion of blood! (T. Baker) Soerates lived in Athens during the great plague which has made so much noise in all ages. (Spectator)

4. Music, in general; a concert; also, a company of musicians; a band. The king has his noise of gypsies. (B. Jonson)

Synonym: Cry, outcry, clamor, din, clatter, uproar.

Origin: F. Noise noisy strife, quarrel, brawl, fr. L. Nausea seasickness, sickness, disgust. See Nausea.


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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

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by GremlinGnome422
Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:25 pm
 
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... and closing, the scratching of a pencil across paper, they all put me in a trance-like state that you all have been describing. When I hear these noises I become extremely happy and sleepy, and often don't realize that I've been sitting somewhere completely motionless for a prolonged period of ...

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by kgreener
Tue May 21, 2013 7:02 pm
 
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

These noises put me in a relaxed trance. I put them in order of discovery and the trance only occurs if performed by someone other than myself. Turning pages of a Newspaper. Bob Ross. Whispering. Writing with chalk. Typewriters. ...

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by JonRs
Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:32 pm
 
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Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... feelings would disappear almost instantly. Then I'd close my eyes again, and off I'd go:) On the flipside to this, I am absolutely sensitive to noises I perceive as annoying. - Loud gum chewing/cracking - Forks/knives scraping on plates (this is maddening to me!) - Loud chewing And I'm super ...

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by Soundstrue
Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:22 pm
 
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... on a little wave are my colleagues hammering away at their keyboards. I don't believe the same thing would happen if I had a tape of those same noises though. Another one that sets me off is the sound of my mum ironing, or someone else wrapping presents, including the cutting of the wrapping ...

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by Steviep1969
Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:07 pm
 
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