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disturbances, plural;
  1. The interruption of a settled and peaceful condition
    • - a helicopter landing can cause disturbance to residents
  2. A breakdown of peaceful and law-abiding behavior; a riot
    • - the disturbances were precipitated when four men were refused bail
  3. The disruption of healthy functioning
    • - her severe mental disturbance was diagnosed as schizophrenia
  4. A local variation from normal or average wind conditions, usually a small tornado or cyclone

  5. Interference with rights or property; molestation

  1. perturbation: activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption; "the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset"; "he looked around for the source of the disturbance"; "there was a disturbance of neural function"
  2. an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"
  3. a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
  4. affray: a noisy fight
  5. the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
  6. mental disorder: (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
  7. Disturbance is an album by New Zealand drum and bass group Concord Dawn, released in 2001.
  8. In ecology, a disturbance is a temporary change in average environmental conditions that causes a pronounced change in an ecosystem. Outside disturbance forces often act quickly and with great effect, sometimes resulting in the removal of large amounts of biomass. ...
  9. Disturbance is a British horror film which is currently in post production and is scheduled to be released in 2011. It was written by and directed by Steven M Smith. The cast includes Bruce Payne and Jon-Paul Gates.
  10. A disturbance is a linear zone of disturbed rock strata stretching for many miles across country which comprises a combination of folding and faulting. ...
  11. (Disturbed (band)) Disturbed is an American rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1996 when musicians Dan Donegan, Steve "Fuzz" Kmak, and Mike Wengren hired David Draiman as their singer. ...
  12. (Disturbed (Numb3rs)) "Disturbed" is the 21st episode of the fifth season of the American television show Numb3rs. ...
  13. The act of disturbing, being disturbed; Something that disturbs; An interruption of that which is normal or regular; A serious mental imbalance or illness
  14. (disturbed) Showing symptoms of mental illness, severe psychosis, or neurosis; Extremely surprised; shocked
  15. (Disturbed) To be experiencing emotions and exhibiting behaviours that deviate from the accepted norm as a result of mental ill health.
  16. (disturbed (adj.)) A habitat impacted by people.
  17. (disturbed (to be -)) qayģılanırģa, qayģırırģa, tıŋısız bolurģa
  18. (disturbed) What is it that really disturbs us deeply while we are in this separated ego state? The Course tells us we are not really all that afraid of fear, and that we are not seriously disturbed by our hostility. ...
  19. This has several applications. It can apply to a low or cyclone that is small in size and influence. It can also apply to an area that is exhibiting signs of cyclonic development. ...
  20. An area in the atmosphere exhibiting signs of potential cyclone development.
  21. An undesired change that takes place in a process(es) that tends to affect adversely the value of a controlled variable.
  22. An event or its change in intensity or frequency which alters the structure or functional status of an ecosystem. Examples of disturbances that can affect soil include drought, fire, harvest, tillage, compaction, overgrazing, or addition of pesticides.
  23. The set of unspecified causes of the effect variable.  Analogous to an error or residual in a prediction equation.  Usually each endogenous variable has a disturbance.  (Go to an exception.) The disturbance is treated as a latent variable.
  24. a cultural deposit is said to be disturbed when the original sequence of deposition has been altered or upset by post-depositional factors. Agents of disturbance include natural forces such as stream or wind erosion, plant or animal activity, land-slides etc. ...
  25. Any unplanned event or outage that produces an abnormal system condition