Ambient noise

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ambient noise

[′am·bē·ənt ′nȯiz]
(acoustics)
The pervasive noise associated with a given environment, being usually a composite of sounds from sources both near and distant.

Ambient noise

The background noise level in a space, which is not identifiable as being from a specific source, such as a nearby piece of equipment.

ambient noise

The all-encompassing, average background noise associated with a given environment, often a composite of sounds from many sources near and far, of many different types, e.g., the general background noise in a neighborhood or in an auditorium.
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It states: "Whereas the increasing ambient noise levels in public places from various sources, inter-alia, industrial activity, construction activity, generator sets, loud speakers, public address systems, music systems, vehicular horns and other mechanical devices have deleterious effects on human health and the psychological well being of the people, it is considered necessary to regulate and control noise producing and generating sources.

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