noise cancellation

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun the reduction of noise by means of anti-noise loudspeakers

Electronics

  • The suppression or elimination of unwanted noises. Used, for instance, to enhance the quality of a signal, or to help control noise pollution from commercial, automotive, and industrial sources. destructive interference of the acoustic waves, or sound absorbers, for instance, may be employed for this purpose. Also called noise canceling.
  • synonymnoise canceling
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