Definition of road noise in English:

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road noise


[mass noun]
Noise resulting from the movement of a vehicle’s tyres over the road surface.
Example sentences
  • This was particularly true of road noise, where certain surface types produced noticeable noise and passing traffic could be heard.
  • The resurfacing will improve the safety of the road with a new skid resistant surface and reduced road noise.
  • It is a hot sunny Saturday, drowsy and quiet, with many of those typically muffled summer sounds, of distant road noise, children playing somewhere, birds singing etc.

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