1.measure the depth of something
1.physically and mentally sound or healthy"felt relaxed and fit after their holiday" "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
2.thorough"a sound thrashing"
3.(of sleep) deep and complete"a heavy sleep" "fell into a profound sleep" "a sound sleeper" "deep wakeless sleep"
4.in excellent physical condition"good teeth" "I still have one good leg" "a sound mind in a sound body"
5.exercising or showing good judgment"healthy scepticism" "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes" "the healthy attitude of French laws" "healthy relations between labor and management" "an intelligent solution" "a sound approach to the problem" "sound..."
6.free from moral defect"a man of sound character"
7.financially secure and safe"sound investments" "a sound economy"
8.in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay"a sound timber" "the wall is sound" "a sound foundation"
9.having legal efficacy or force"a sound title to the property"
10.logically valid"a sound argument"
1.emit a sound"bells and gongs chimed"
1.the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause"the sound of rain on the roof" "the beautiful sound of music"
2.the subjective sensation of hearing something"he strained to hear the faint sounds"
3.the audible part of a transmitted signal"they always raise the audio for commercials"
4.(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
5.the sudden occurrence of an audible event"the sound awakened them"
6.a large ocean inlet or deep bay"the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast"
7.a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
8.mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium"falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them"
1.measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
2.utter with vibrating vocal chords
3.appear in a certain way"This sounds interesting"
4.give off a certain sound or sounds"This record sounds scratchy"
5.make a certain noise or sound"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"
6.cause to sound"sound the bell" "sound a certain note"
7.announce by means of a sound"sound the alarm"
SoundSound (?), n. [AS. sund a swimming, akin to E. swim. See Swim.] The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.
SoundSound, n. (Zoöl.) A cuttlefish. [Obs.] Ainsworth.
SoundSound, a. [Compar. Sounder (?); superl. Soundest.] [OE. sound, AS. sund; akin to D. gezond, G. gesund, OHG. gisunt, Dan. & Sw. sund, and perhaps to L. sanus. Cf. Sane.]
1. Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of the kind; as, sound timber; sound fruit; a sound tooth; a sound ship.
2. Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; -- said of body or mind; as, a sound body; a sound constitution; a sound understanding.
3. Firm; strong; safe.
The brasswork here, how rich it is in beams,
And how, besides, it makes the whole house sound. Chapman.
4. Free from error; correct; right; honest; true; faithful; orthodox; -- said of persons; as, a sound lawyer; a sound thinker.
Do not I know you a favorer
Of this new seat? Ye are nor sound. Shak.
5. 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.
Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me. 2 Tim. i. 13.
6. heavy; laid on with force; as, a sound beating.
7. Undisturbed; deep; profound; as, sound sleep.
8. Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective; as, a sound title to land.
☞ Sound is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, sound-headed, sound-hearted, sound-timbered, etc.
Sound currency (Com.), a currency whose actual value is the same as its nominal value; a currency which does not deteriorate or depreciate or fluctuate in comparision with the standard of values.
SoundSound, adv. Soundly.
So sound he slept that naught might him awake. Spenser.
SoundSound, n. [AS. sund a narrow sea or strait; akin to Icel., Sw., Dan. & G. sund, probably so named because it could be swum across. See Swim.] (Geog.) 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.
The Sound of Denmark, where ships pay toll. Camden.
Sound dues, tolls formerly imposed by Denmark on vessels passing through the Baltic Sound.
SoundSound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Sounding.] [F. sonder; cf. AS. sundgyrd a sounding rod, sundline a sounding line (see Sound a narrow passage of water).]
1. To measure the depth of; to fathom; especially, to ascertain the depth of by means of a line and plummet.
2. Fig.: To ascertain, or try to ascertain, the thoughts, motives, and purposes of (a person); to examine; to try; to test; to probe.
I was in jest,
And by that offer meant to sound your breast. Dryden.
I've sounded my Numidians man by man. Addison.
3. (Med.) 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.
SoundSound (?), v. i. To ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device.
I sound as a shipman soundeth in the sea with his plummet to know the depth of sea. Palsgrave.
SoundSound, n. [F. sonde. See Sound to fathom.] (Med.) 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.
SoundSound, n. [OE. soun, OF. son, sun, F. son, fr. L. sonus akin to Skr. svana sound, svan to sound, and perh. to E. swan. Cf. Assonant, Consonant, Person, Sonata, Sonnet, Sonorous, Swan.]
1. 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.
The warlike sound
Of trumpets loud and clarions. Milton.
2. 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.
☞ In this sense, sounds are spoken of as audible and inaudible.
3. Noise without signification; empty noise; noise and nothing else.
Sense and not sound . . . must be the principle. Locke.
Sound boarding, boards for holding pugging, placed in partitions of under floors in order to deaden sounds. -- Sound bow, in a series of transverse sections of a bell, that segment against which the clapper strikes, being the part which is most efficacious in producing the sound. See Illust. of Bell. -- Sound post. (Mus.) See Sounding post, under Sounding.
SoundSound, v. i. [OE. sounen, sownen, OF. soner, suner, F. sonner, from L. sonare. See Sound a noise.]
1. 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. “And first taught speaking trumpets how to sound.” Dryden.
How silver-sweet sound lovers' tongues! Shak.
2. To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to convey intelligence by sound.
From you sounded out the word of the Lord. 1 Thess. i. 8.
3. 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.
Good sir, why do you start, and seem to fear
Things that do sound so fair? Shak.
To sound in or To sound into, to tend to; to partake of the nature of; to be consonant with. [Obs., except in the phrase To sound in damages, below.]
SoundSound, v. t.
1. To cause to make a noise; to play on; as, to sound a trumpet or a horn; to sound an alarm.
A bagpipe well could he play and soun[d]. Chaucer.
2. To cause to exit as a sound; as, to sound a note with the voice, or on an instrument.
3. 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.
The clock sounded the hour of noon. G. H. Lewes.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. To signify; to import; to denote. [Obs.] Milton.
Soun[d]ing alway the increase of his winning. Chaucer.
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bien en soi pour qqch (fr)[Classe...]
en bonne santé (fr)[Classe]
(nervous system; systema nervosum)[termes liés]
absolutely, all, altogether, clean, completely, dead, downright, entirely, fully, perfectly, quite, right, thoroughly, to one's fingertips, totally, to the fingertips, utterly, very, whole, wholly - completely - completeness[Dérivé]
passage étroit (géographie) (fr)[Classe]
autre élément descriptif de la mer (fr)[DomainDescrip.]
chose perçue (fr)[ClasseParExt.]
qualité du son (fr)[Classe]
qualité de la voix (fr)[ClasseParExt.]
(singer; vocalist; vocalizer; vocaliser), (tune; melody; air; strain; melodic line; melodic phrase; motif; motive; subject; theme; melodic theme; musical theme; idea; aria), (chant; warble; sing)[termes liés]
acoustique (fr)[termes liés]
sonnette (fr)[termes liés]
inflect, modulate, tone - tonal - noise, sound - auditory sensation, sound - sound - sound - audio, sound - phone, sound, speech sound - hush, hush up, quieten, reduce to silence, shut up, silence, still - back down, calm down, climb down, hush, pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet down, quieten, quieten down - quiet, silent, soundless, still[Dérivé]
feel, sense - sensibilise, sensibilize, sensify, sensitise, sensitize - sense - sensuous - sentient - sensorial, sensory - noise, sound - auditory sensation, sound - sound - sound - audio, sound - phone, sound, speech sound[Dérivé]
moyen de diffusion de l'information (fr)[ClasseParExt.]
Descripteurs EUROVOC (fr)[Thème]
télévision (fr)[termes liés]
(faire) devenir autre une propriété (fr)[Classe...]
étude des sons du langage (fr)[Classe]
qualificatif d'une science du langage (fr)[DomaineDescription]
component, component part, constituent, part, portion - mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize - articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out - announce, denote - auditory communication - acoustics[Hyper.]
phonation, vocalisation, vocalism, vocalization, voice, vox - phone, sound, speech sound - utterer, vocaliser, vocalizer - vocal - voice - sonant, voiced sound - chanter, singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer - noise, sound - auditory sensation, sound - audio, sound - sound - sound - phonetics - phonetically - language, speech - phonate, vocalise, vocalize - express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize - emit, let loose, let out, utter - phonetician - phonetic, phonetical - phonetic, phonic[Dérivé]
[ prononcer un jugement ] (fr)[Syntagme]
language unit, linguistic unit[Hyper.]
body of water[ClasseHyper.]
lieu qui en traverse un autre (fr)[ClasseParExt.]
mer et océan (fr)[ClasseParExt.]
body of water, water[Hyper.]
strait; straits; sound; channel; narrows[ClasseHyper.]
autre élément descriptif de la mer (fr)[DomainDescrip.]
singer; vocalist; vocalizer; vocaliser[ClasseHyper.]
singer; vocalist; vocalizer; vocaliser[ClasseHyper.]
physical ability - communication - language unit, linguistic unit - phone, sound, speech sound - instrumentalist, musician, player - being, organism - articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out[Hyper.]
articulation, voice - orthoepy, pronunciation - pronunciation - articulation - diction, enunciation, pronunciation - articulator - articulative, articulatory - pronounce, sound, vocalise, vocalize, voice - phonate, vocalise, vocalize - chanter, singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer - sound - phonetic, phonetical - phonetic, phonic - phonic - soft, sonant, voiced - sing - vocalise, vocalize - sing - sing - phonation, vocalisation, vocalism, vocalization, voice, vox - express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize - emit, let loose, let out, utter[Dérivé]
chant, lilt, sing, warble[PersonneQui~]
appear, look, seem[Hyper.]
sound property - quality, timber, timbre, tone - aesthesis, esthesis, feeling, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression - sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency - happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent[Hyper.]
sound property - quality, timber, timbre, tone - aesthesis, esthesis, feeling, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression - sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency - happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - cause to be perceived[Hyper.]
inform - sound property - quality, timber, timbre, tone - aesthesis, esthesis, feeling, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression - sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency - auditory communication - language unit, linguistic unit - happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent[Hyper.]
announcer - announcer - annunciatory - sound - go, sound - alarm, sound - sound - phonate, vocalise, vocalize - pronounce, sound, vocalise, vocalize, voice - phonetic, phonetical - phonetic, phonic - phonic[Dérivé]
action de (ou fait d'être) (fr)[Classe...]
son de cloche (fr)[Classe]
produire un son (fr)[Classe]
sound (v. intr.)
instrument de navigation (fr)[ClasseParExt.]
mesure de la profondeur (fr)[Classe]
(sea bed; sea floor)[termes liés]
amount, measure, quantity - measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration - quantification - measure, measuring rod, measuring stick - quantity - measurable, mensurable - bathometer, bathymeter, depth gage, depth gauge - gauge, plumb, poll, sound - bathymetric, bathymetrical[Dérivé]
creuser le sol (fr)[ClasseParExt.]
(sailing; shipping; navigation)[termes liés]
bathometry, bathymetry, plumbing[Dérivé]
sound (v. tr.)
(bell), (bell ringer)[Thème]
horloge (fr)[termes liés]
(bell), (bell ringer)[termes liés]
sonnette (fr)[termes liés]
sound (v. tr.)
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