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Inherited from Old Spanish roýdo, from Latin rugītus. Doublet of rugido. Cognate with English rut (period of heightened sexual arousal and activity in animals).


  • IPA(key): /ˈrwido/ [ˈrwi.ð̞o]
  • Rhymes: -ido
  • Syllabification: rui‧do


ruido m (plural ruidos)

  1. noise, racket, rattle, clatter, sound (various sounds, usually unwanted)
    No puedo dormir. Los vecinos están haciendo demasiado ruido.
    I can't sleep. The neighbors are making too much noise.
    ¡No hagas ruido!
    Don't make a sound!
  2. noise (unwanted part of a signal)
    También puede utilizar el efecto de reducción de ruido.
    You may also use the noise reduction effect.
  3. uproar, talk, fuss
    Synonym: alboroto


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