clutter

Definitions

General English

Electronics

  • In radars, unwanted echoes that appear on the display screen. Clutter may be caused by rain, antenna movements, vegetation, and so on. Also known as radar clutter, or background return.

Marketing

  • noun a mass of advertising units shown together, so that any single advertisement or commercial tends to get lost

Media Studies

  • noun visual stimuli which distract a viewer or reader from the main message, such as flashy advertisements on a webpage
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