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disco tinnitus

disco tinnitus  n.— «Many young people these days also suffer from tinnitus due to the over use of their ipods at unsafe levels. In Michael’s case, it is due to his recent F1 escapade as well as the numerous hours spent in loud nightclubs...

chimping

chimping  v.— «Chimping refers to the noise that digiphotogs make when viewing images on the backof their digicameras…uuuuh uuuuh uuuh uuuh Kinda like the sound track to Planet of the Apes!» —“Re: What is “chimping”...

clacker

clacker  n.— «You may even be a clacker if you are a man, though in that case your clacking is more likely to take place in private, or at least in your own time rather than the company’s. I discovered I was one while watching the new film...

water hammer

water hammer  n.— «Storage and release of energy in the fluid also occurs during a phenomenon know as “water hammer.” Water hammer is the term used to describe the effect that occurs when the velocity of the fluid moving through a pipe...

noise corridor

noise corridor  n.— «Even if the council doesn’t adopt the noise corridor, louder aircraft could be assigned here, says More. “The military can still change missions in the future and issue new noise contours, and then the city would...

aaargh plop

aaargh plop  n.— «Scientists may just be learning what is already common knowledge among Indonesian villagers. Peter Roeder, a consultant for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, says locals have an onomatopoeic name for bird flu...