soundable
adjective see sound IV

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Soundable — Sound a*ble, a. Capable of being sounded. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soundable — See sound4. * * * …   Universalium

  • soundable — sound·able …   English syllables

  • soundable — adjective (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth • Syn: ↑fathomable, ↑plumbable • Ant: ↑unfathomable (for: ↑fathomable) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound — sound1 soundable, adj. /sownd/, n. 1. the sensation produced by stimulation of the organs of hearing by vibrations transmitted through the air or other medium. 2. mechanical vibrations transmitted through an elastic medium, traveling in air at a… …   Universalium

  • sound — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gesund; akin to Old High German gisunt healthy Date: 13th century 1. a. free from injury or disease ; exhibiting normal health b. free from flaw, defect, or decay < sound timber > 2. solid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unsoundable — un·soundable …   English syllables

  • fathomable — adjective 1. (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth • Syn: ↑plumbable, ↑soundable • Ant: ↑unfathomable 2. (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended • Similar to: ↑comprehensible, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • plumbable — adjective (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth • Syn: ↑fathomable, ↑soundable • Ant: ↑unfathomable (for: ↑fathomable) * * * ˈpləməbəl adjective …   Useful english dictionary

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