Definition of white noise in English:

Share this entry

white noise

Pronunciation: /ˌ(h)wīt ˈnoiz/


Noise containing many frequencies with equal intensities.
Example sentences
  • She wears headphones which play continuous white noise or pink noise.
  • Because white noise contains most sound frequencies, it is commonly used to mask other sounds.
  • Near the end the mix becomes very hot, distorting at high frequencies and blooming into white noise around the edges.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.