- sounding as a noun:
- 2 as an adjective:
- 3 sound as a noun:
- 8 as a verb:
- 7 as an adjective:
A measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line.
The act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line).
Appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms:
— Fine-sounding phrases.
— Taken in by high-sounding talk.
Having volume or deepness.
Making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form.
Moby thesaurus: bathometry, bathymetry, booming, chiming, depth sounding, dinging, droning, echo sounding, echoic, echoing, echolocation, fathomage, fathoming, growling, jingling, lingering, monotone, monotonic, oceanography, pealing ... show more.
The particular auditory effect produced by a given cause.
Dutch: klank, klanken
Polish: barwa, brzmienie, ton
The subjective sensation of hearing something:
— He strained to hear the faint sounds.
synonym: auditory sensation.
Mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium.
The sudden occurrence of an audible event.
Polish: dźwięk, głos, odgłos
The audible part of a transmitted signal.
Polish: dźwięk, fonia
phonetics An individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language.
A narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water.
A large ocean inlet or deep bay.
Appear in a certain way.
Make a certain noise or sound.
Dutch: klinken, uitklinken
Give off a certain sound or sounds.
Announce by means of a sound.
Cause to sound.
Measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line.
Financially secure and safe.
Roget 82: conformable to rule; regular etc. 136; according to regulation, according to rule, according to Hoyle, according to Cocker, according to Gunter; en regle [Fr.], selon les regles [Fr.], well regulated, orderly; symmetric ... show more
Exercising or showing good judgment:
— A sound approach to the problem.
— Sound advice.
— No sound explanation for his decision.
In good condition; free from defect or damage or decay.
In excellent physical condition:
— A sound mind in a sound body.
— A sound argument.
Polish: zasadny, sensowny, uzasadniony
Vigorous or severe.
Free from moral defect.
of sleep Deep and complete:
— A sound sleeper.
Moby thesaurus: Christian, able to pay, accepted, adamantine, admissible, advantageous, advertise, all there, announce, annunciate, appear, appear like, appraise, appreciate, approved, arm, armlet, articulate, aspect, assay ... show more.
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