ETYM Old Fren. clamour, clamur, French clameur, from Latin clamor, from clamare to cry out. Related to Claim.
(Alternate spelling: clamour).
Loud and persistent outcry from many people; SYN. clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry.
clatter / klætər /
A rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement).
ETYM Of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. goil fume, rage.
1. A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles; SYN. whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll.
2. Something wound in a continuous series of loops; SYN. spiral, volute, whorl, helix.
3. Tubing that is wound in a spiral.
4. A transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine.
5. A spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit.
6. A contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb.
dido / daɪdoʊ /
1. A mischievous or capricious act; prank, antic — often used in the phrase cut didoes
2. Something that is frivolous or showy
din / dɪn /
ETYM AS. dyne, dyn; akin to Icel. dynr, and to AS. dynian to resound, Icel. dynja to pour down like hail or rain; cf. Skr. dhuni roaring, a torrent, dhvan to sound. Related to Dun to ask payment.
Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or clanging sound; clamor; roar.
ETYM French noise noisy strife, quarrel, brawl, from Latin nausea seasickness, sickness, disgust. Related to Nausea.
1. Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication; SYN. interference, disturbance.
2. Sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound).
3. The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; SYN. dissonance, racket.
An unwanted electrical interference on the signal wires.