Sound - (n.) The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.
Sound - (n.) A cuttlefish.
Sound - (superl.) Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of the kind; as, sound timber; sound fruit; a sound tooth; a sound ship.
Sound - (superl.) Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; -- said of body or mind; as, a sound body; a sound constitution; a sound understanding.
Sound - (superl.) Firm; strong; safe.
Sound - (superl.) Free from error; correct; right; honest; true; faithful; orthodox; -- said of persons; as, a sound lawyer; a sound thinker.
Sound - (superl.) Founded in truth or right; supported by justice; not to be overthrown on refuted; not fallacious; as, sound argument or reasoning; a sound objection; sound doctrine; sound principles.
Sound - (superl.) heavy; laid on with force; as, a sound beating.
Sound - (superl.) Undisturbed; deep; profound; as, sound sleep.
Sound - (superl.) Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective; as, a sound title to land.
Sound - (adv.) Soundly.
Sound - (n.) A narrow passage of water, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean; as, the Sound between the Baltic and the german Ocean; Long Island Sound.
Sound - (v. t.) To measure the depth of; to fathom; especially, to ascertain the depth of by means of a line and plummet.
Sound - (v. t.) Fig.: To ascertain, or try to ascertain, the thoughts, motives, and purposes of (a person); to examine; to try; to test; to probe.
Sound - (v. t.) To explore, as the bladder or urethra, with a sound; to examine with a sound; also, to examine by auscultation or percussion; as, to sound a patient.
Sound - (v. i.) To ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device.
Sound - (n.) Any elongated instrument or probe, usually metallic, by which cavities of the body are sounded or explored, especially the bladder for stone, or the urethra for a stricture.
Sound - (n.) The peceived object occasioned by the impulse or vibration of a material substance affecting the ear; a sensation or perception of the mind received through the ear, and produced by the impulse or vibration of the air or other medium with which the ear is in contact; the effect of an impression made on the organs of hearing by an impulse or vibration of the air caused by a collision of bodies, or by other means; noise; report; as, the sound of a drum; the sound of the human voice; a horrid sound; a charming sound; a sharp, high, or shrill sound.
Sound - (n.) The occasion of sound; the impulse or vibration which would occasion sound to a percipient if present with unimpaired; hence, the theory of vibrations in elastic media such cause sound; as, a treatise on sound.
Sound - (n.) Noise without signification; empty noise; noise and nothing else.
Sound - (v. i.) To make a noise; to utter a voice; to make an impulse of the air that shall strike the organs of hearing with a perceptible effect.
Sound - (v. i.) To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to convey intelligence by sound.
Sound - (v. i.) To make or convey a certain impression, or to have a certain import, when heard; hence, to seem; to appear; as, this reproof sounds harsh; the story sounds like an invention.
Sound - (v. t.) To causse to make a noise; to play on; as, to sound a trumpet or a horn.
Sound - (v. t.) To cause to exit as a sound; as, to sound a note with the voice, or on an instrument.
Sound - (v. t.) To order, direct, indicate, or proclain by a sound, or sounds; to give a signal for by a certain sound; as, to sound a retreat; to sound a parley.
Sound - (v. t.) To celebrate or honor by sounds; to cause to be reported; to publish or proclaim; as, to sound the praises of fame of a great man or a great exploit.
Sound - (v. t.) To examine the condition of (anything) by causing the same to emit sounds and noting their character; as, to sound a piece of timber; to sound a vase; to sound the lungs of a patient.
Sound - (v. t.) To signify; to import; to denote.
Consound - (n.) A name applied loosely to several plants of different genera, esp. the comfrey.
High-sounding - (a.) Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.
Missound - (v. t.) To sound wrongly; to utter or pronounce incorrectly.
Outsound - (v. t.) To surpass in sounding.
Re-sound - (v. t. & i.) To sound again or anew.
Resounded - (imp. & p. p.) of Resound
Resounding - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Resound
Resound - (v. i.) To sound loudly; as, his voice resounded far.
Resound - (v. i.) To be filled with sound; to ring; as, the woods resound with song.
Resound - (v. i.) To be echoed; to be sent back, as sound.
Resound - (v. i.) To be mentioned much and loudly.
Resound - (v. i.) To echo or reverberate; to be resonant; as, the earth resounded with his praise.
Resound - (v. t.) To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo; to reverberate.
Resound - (v. t.) To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of.
Resound - (n.) Return of sound; echo.
Sounded - (imp. & p. p.) of Sound
Sounding - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sound
Soundable - (a.) Capable of being sounded.
Soundage - (n.) Dues for soundings.
Sound-board - (n.) A sounding-board.
Sounder - (n.) One who, or that which; sounds; specifically, an instrument used in telegraphy in place of a register, the communications being read by sound.
Sounder - (n.) A herd of wild hogs.
Sounding - (a.) Making or emitting sound; hence, sonorous; as, sounding words.
Sounding - (n.) The act of one who, or that which, sounds (in any of the senses of the several verbs).
Sounding - (n.) measurement by sounding; also, the depth so ascertained.
Sounding - (n.) Any place or part of the ocean, or other water, where a sounding line will reach the bottom; -- usually in the plural.
Sounding - (n.) The sand, shells, or the like, that are brought up by the sounding lead when it has touched bottom.
Sounding-board - (n.) A thin board which propagates the sound in a piano, in a violin, and in some other musical instruments.
Sounding-board - (n.) A board or structure placed behind or over a pulpit or rostrum to give distinctness to a speaker's voice.
Sounding-board - (n.) See Sound boarding, under Sound, a noise.
Soundless - (a.) Not capable of being sounded or fathomed; unfathomable.
Soundless - (a.) Having no sound; noiseless; silent.
Soundly - (adv.) In a sound manner.
Soundness - (n.) The quality or state of being sound; as, the soundness of timber, of fruit, of the teeth, etc.; the soundness of reasoning or argument; soundness of faith.
Unsound - (a.) Not sound; not whole; not solid; defective; infirm; diseased.
Sound - —n. 1 sensation caused in the ear by the vibration of the surrounding air or other medium. 2 vibrations causing this sensation. 3 what is or may be heard. 4 idea or impression conveyed by words (don't like the sound of that). 5 mere words. —v. 1 (cause to) emit sound. 2 utter, pronounce (sound a warning note). 3 convey an impression when heard (sounds worried). 4 give an audible signal for (an alarm etc.). 5 test (the lungs etc.) By the sound produced. sound off talk loudly or express one's opinions forcefully. soundless adj. [latin sonus]
Sound - —adj. 1 healthy; not diseased, injured, or rotten. 2 (of an opinion, policy, etc.) Correct, well-founded. 3 financially secure. 4 undisturbed (sound sleeper). 5 thorough (sound thrashing). —adv. Soundly (sound asleep). soundly adv. Soundness n. [old english]
Sound - v. 1 test the depth or quality of the bottom of (the sea or a river etc.). 2 (often foll. By out) inquire (esp. Discreetly) into the opinions or feelings of (a person). [french sonder from latin sub unda under the wave]
Sound - n. Strait (of water). [old english, = swimming]
Echo-sounder - n. Depth-sounding device using timed echoes.
Resound - v. 1 (often foll. By with) (of a place) ring or echo. 2 (of a voice, instrument, sound, etc.) Produce echoes; go on sounding; fill a place with sound. 3 a (of a reputation etc.) Be much talked of. B (foll. By through) produce a sensation. 4 (of a place) re-echo (a sound). [latin: related to *sound1]
Resounding - adj. 1 ringing, echoing. 2 notable, emphatic (a resounding success).
Sound barrier - n. High resistance of air to objects moving at speeds near that of sound.
Sound bite - n. Short pithy extract from an interview, speech, etc., as part of a news etc. Broadcast.
Soundbox - n. The hollow body of a stringed musical instrument, providing resonance.
Sound effect - n. Sound other than speech or music made artificially for a film, broadcast, etc.
Sounding - n. 1 measurement of the depth of water. 2 (in pl.) Region close enough to the shore for sounding. 3 (in pl.) Cautious investigation.
Sounding-balloon - n. Balloon used to obtain information about the upper atmosphere.
Sounding-board - n. 1 a person etc. Used to test opinion. B means of disseminating opinions etc. 2 canopy directing sound towards an audience.
Sounding-line - n. Line used in sounding.
Sounding-rod - n. Rod used in sounding water in a ship's hold.
Soundproof - —adj. Impervious to sound. —v. Make soundproof.
Sound system - n. Equipment for sound reproduction.
Soundtrack - n. 1 the sound element of a film or videotape. 2 recording of this made available separately. 3 any single track in a multi-track recording.
Sound wave - n. Wave of compression and rarefaction, by which sound is transmitted in the air etc.
Ultrasound - n. Ultrasonic waves.
Unsound - adj. 1 unhealthy, not sound. 2 rotten, weak; unreliable. 3 ill-founded. of unsound mind insane. unsoundness n.
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