Webster 1913 Edition
noisenoisy strife, quarrel, brawl, fr. L.
nauseaseasickness, sickness, disgust. See
Sound of any kind.
The heavens turn about in a most rapid motion without
to us perceived.
to us perceived.
☞ Noise is either a sound of too short a duration to be determined, like the report of a cannon; or else it is a confused mixture of many discordant sounds, like the rolling of thunder or the noise of the waves. Nevertheless, the difference between sound and noise is by no means precise.
Especially, loud, confused, or senseless sound; clamor; din.
Loud or continuous talk; general talk or discussion; rumor; report.“The noise goes.”
noisehave we had about transplantation of diseases and transfusion of blood!
Socrates lived in Athens during the great plague which has made so much
noisein all ages.
Music, in general; a concert; also, a company of musicians; a band.
The king has his
Syn. – Cry; outcry; clamor; din; clatter; uproar.
To sound; to make a noise.
imp. & p. p.
p pr. & vb. n.
To spread by rumor or report.
All these sayings were
Luke i. 65.
To disturb with noise.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Sound of any kind, or proceeding from any cause, as the sound made by the organs of speech, by the wings of an insect, the rushing of the wind, or the roaring of the sea, of cannon or thunder, a low sound, a high sound, &c.; a word of general signification.
2.Outcry; clamor; loud, importunate or continued talk expressive of boasting, complaint or quarreling. In quarreling, it expresses less than uproar.
What noise have we about transplantation of diseases and transfusion of blood?
3.Frequent talk; much public conversation.
Socrates lived in Athens during the great plague which has made so much noise in all ages, and never caught the least infection.
Harm those terrors did me none, though noising loud.
1.To spread by rumor or report.
All these sayings were noised abroad-- Luke 1.
2.To disturb with noise. [Not authorized.]