extraneous noise caused by physical wear or a physical flaw on a phonograph record or in a pickup system, rather than by a flaw in the equipment.
noise produced by the friction of the needle or stylus of a record player with the rotating record, caused by a static charge, dust, or irregularities on the surface of a record
noun 1. (in architectural shades and shadows) a surface in a plane tangent to the parallel rays from the theoretical light source, treated as a shade surface.
noun 1. the surface upon which an image or a set of points is projected.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a surface formed by revolving a plane curve about a given line.
noun 1. Machinery. a flat plate used by machinists for testing surfaces that are to be made perfectly flat. surface plate noun 1. another name for faceplate (sense 2)