- sound or noise that occurs within the range of frequencies that humans can hear. Such noise is almost always unwanted, and can result in an unpleasant, uneven, distracting, or otherwise undesired listening experience. Examples include hum and hiss. Such noise may also harm equipment. Also called audio frequency noise, acoustic noise (2), or noise (2).
- synonymacoustic noise
- Unwanted sounds which interfere with others that wish to be detected.