background noise


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background noise

[′bak‚grau̇nd ‚nȯiz]
(acoustics)
The unwanted residual sound that is present whether or not the sound source being studied is in operation.
(engineering)
The undesired signals that are always present in an electronic or other system, independent of whether or not the desired signal is present.
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background noise

The total noise from all sources other than a particular one of interest.
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background noise

An extraneous signal that has crept into a line, channel or circuit.
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