The noun "noise" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: loud or unpleasant sound
Example sentence: The neighbours said we were making too much noise, so I told everyone at my party to be quieter.
Meaning: a particular sound
Example sentence: I heard a strange noise coming from outside the window, but I was too scared to see what it was.
Test your understanding:
- I was woken up by a strange noise.
- I was woken up by all the noise.