Sond Sond, Sonde Sonde, n. [AS. sand. See {Send}, v. t.] 1. That which is sent; a message or messenger; hence, also, a visitation of providence; an affliction or trial. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Ye have enough, parde, of Goddes sond. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rocketry) a rocket or balloon sent into the upper atmosphere to measure atmospheric conditions or other phenomena at altitudes unattainable by aircraft. [PJC]

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