white noise

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Any random, collective occurrence of unrelated things. Typically used to refer to a simultaneous collection of sound patterns, which when all occurring at once, sounds similar to static, or a 'hiss'. When considering visual white noise, it is often referred to as 'snow', such as one might see on a television station that isn't playing any current programming.

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Some people prefer sleeping or working to white noise, I completely understand as some sounds are beneficial and not distracting at all.
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Since my brother's baby can only fall asleep if there is WHITE NOISE in the background, my brother sometimes vacuums the hallway when the baby needs to go to sleep.
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The baby had difficulty sleeping at night and kept the entire household awake until her mother purchased a white noise machine to lull her to sleep with the sounds of the ocean.
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