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Definition a random noise signal that has the same sound energy level at all frequencies
  • In the meantime, all I could do was tune out the white noise, keep working, and wait for the Broncos to make their decision.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • White noise, impersonal roar.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • For a few moments nothing but white noise emanated from the micro speakers, then Artemis heard the sharp click of a mike button.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • A talent for seeing patterns and understanding abstract reasoning where other people perceive only white noise.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • As I stand here on the Brooklyn Bridge I'm thinking about those stadium shows, of their hurricane wail of white noise.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Desperate was white noise, as far as Heanor was concerned —it was the hope that pulled at her heart with dirty little fingers.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • Like the distant white noise of traffic, a cacophony of news reports echoed across the city.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • "The white noise is gone," he said, nodding.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • What you're hearing is just white noise that sounds like a modem transmitting.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • There was more than enough white noise to cover his entry.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • He waited, listening to white noise for several seconds in case there had been a mistake, then acknowledged and closed down.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • Surfaces were clean, people moved with unhurried efficiency, and everywhere was the low drone of white noise.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • White noise everywhere.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • His mind roared with nothing but white noise for a length of time he didn't — couldn't — understand or comprehend.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • It doesn't work, because players learn to tune out white noise.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • Chase away the justifiable anger and the white noise in your head.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • His voice sounds funny; there's a lot of white noise creeping into his audio.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Just the white noise of the ambulance, one sister crying, and the other struggling to comfort her without words.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • He removed his comlog, set it near the mat, and programmed the diskey for white noise.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • "I can see it!" came the reply, Olive's voice barely a squeak over the white noise of waves.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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