soundproofing

Definitions

Construction

  • The design and construction of a building or unit to reduce sound transmission.
  • The materials and assemblies used in a building or unit to reduce sound transmission.
  • The use of fibrous sound-absorbing material in a partition to reduce sound transmission. damping in floor/ceiling construction has a wider application for impact sound than for airborne sound.

Electronics

  • The reduction of the magnitude of vibration or resonance of a surface or material, in order to reduce or eliminate sound waves. Also spelled sound-proofing. Also called sound-deadening, sound-damping, acoustic damping, or damping (3).
  • synonymsound-damping
  • synonymsound-deadening

Real Estate

  • noun methods and materials used to reduce the noise emitted from a property or entering a property from outside sources

Travel

  • noun the act of protecting something against noise
  • noun material which protects against noise
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