Definitions

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  • noun Something that prevents sound from traveling through it, such as is put on walls so adjacent areas are not disturbed by noise.
  • noun The act of installing material to dampen sound.
  • verb Present participle of soundproof.

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Examples

  • Along with the potential for hobby use or as a studio, the soundproofing is a brilliant idea that I will include whenever I finish my garage ;

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  • All written material copyright bellis 2001 html is 60 cove design 40 me: * I think some kind of soundproofing material would be more effective in creating privacy: P Refrigerator an antique beauty which sits unplugged in my kitchen looking pretty and quietly mocking me like some kind of untamed gigolo.

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  • The MRI will be housed in a room outfitted with a Faraday Cage, a copper "soundproofing" that eliminates the effects of Earth's magnetic fields on the magnetic imaging machine.

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  • Typically in CVT-equipped vehicles the powertrain simpers and drones annoyingly as the vehicle accelerates, but there seems to be enough structure and soundproofing in the Quest to mute that.

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  • Our workers are specially trained to endure awful screeching, and we have soundproofing and contamination systems capable of handling anything up to and including Minnie Ripperton .

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  • Yet now it sounded like someone had stapled foam padding to the walls of its apartment, partially soundproofing the painful vibrations from reaching the rest of my head.

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  • Chrysler has also put a significant amount of unit-cost into soundproofing, with acoustic windshield and front-window glass and other noise abatements.

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  • Act I of "La Bohème" was already in full swing, but the soundproofing was so good you'd never have known it.

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  • Yet now it sounded like someone had stapled foam padding to the walls of its apartment, partially soundproofing the painful vibrations from reaching the rest of my head.

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  • Our workers are specially trained to endure awful screeching, and we have soundproofing and contamination systems capable of handling anything up to and including Minnie Ripperton .

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