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Definition(s)

1) Sound which is unwanted, either because of its effects on humans, its effect on fatigue or malfunction of physical equipment, or its interference with the perception or detection of other sounds. (Source: n/a) ; 2) Noise emission is the release of noise into the environment from various sources that can be grouped in: transportation activities, industrial activities and daily normal activities. (Source: GEMET/DIFID)