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noise / ruido
 
noise   [nɔɪz]
A. -noun
1. (=sound)   ruido (m)
·she jumps at the slightest noise
·el menor ruido la hace sobresaltarse
·I heard a scuffling noise
· el ruido de algo que correteaba
·I heard a creaking noise
· un ruido chirriante
·he was [making] choking noises in his throat
·hacía ruidos con la garganta como si se estuviera ahogando
2. (=loud sound)   ruido (m)
·he hates noise
·odia el ruido
·stop that noise!
·¡deja de hacer ese ruido!
·to [make] a noise
·hacer ruido
·tell them not to make any noise
·diles que no hagan ruido
3. *
(figurative)
·to [make] a noise about something
·protestar por algo
·they made a lot of noise about it
·protestaron mucho por ello
·she made noises about wanting to go home early
·quería irse pronto a casa y estuvo soltando indirectas
·she showed polite interest and made all the right noises
·se mostró interesada y corténoun y dijo todo lo correcto
·I just made sympathetic noises and said what a shame it was
·me limité a mostrarme comprensiva y dije que era una lástima
4. *
(=person)
·a [big] noise
un pez gordo *
5. (radio, television, telecommunications, computing)   interferencia (f)
B. -transitive verb
·to noise something [about] or [abroad]
·divulgar algo,   correr la voz de algo
·we don't want it noised abroad
·no queremos que se corra la voz
C. -compound
·noise abatement   -noun   reducciónoun (f) del ruido
·noise level   -noun   nivel (m) del ruido
·noise pollution   -noun   contaminaciónoun (f) acústica
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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