Sound

  • 41 Sound — /sownd/, n. The, a strait between SW Sweden and Zealand, connecting the Kattegat and the Baltic. 87 mi. (140 km) long; 3 30 mi. (5 48 km) wide. Swedish and Danish, Oresund. * * * I Mechanical disturbance that propagates as a longitudinal wave… …

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  • 42 Sound — This article is about audible acoustic waves. For other uses, see Sound (disambiguation). In a drum sound is produ …

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  • 43 sound — sound1 W1S1 [saund] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: son, from Latin sonus] 1.) [U and C] something that you hear, or what can be heard = ↑noise ▪ There were strange sounds coming from the next room. sound of ▪ She could hear the sound …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 44 sound — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth you hear ADJECTIVE ▪ big, deafening, loud, powerful ▪ We need a big powerful sound from the trumpets in the final passage. ▪ audible …

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  • 45 sound — sound1 [ saund ] noun *** 1. ) count something you can hear: My car is making strange clicking sounds. sound of: the sound of voices/laughter/footsteps not make a sound (=be very quiet): Laura didn t make a sound as she left the room. a ) uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 46 sound — I UK [saʊnd] / US noun Word forms sound : singular sound plural sounds *** Talking or writing about sound: bang a sound like something exploding: There was a loud bang and a puff of smoke. rattle a sound like a loose object hitting another object …

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  • 47 sound — I [[t]sa͟ʊnd[/t]] NOUN AND VERB USES ♦ sounds, sounding, sounded (Please look at category 12 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N COUNT A sound is something that you hear. Peter heard the sound of… …

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  • 48 sound — 1 /saUnd/ noun 1 SENSATION (U) something that you hear, or what can be heard: strange sounds coming from the next room (+ of): the sound of voices | not make a sound (=keep quiet): Don t make a sound, any of you! | Light travels faster than sound …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 49 sound — I [[t]saʊnd[/t]] n. 1) the sensation produced by stimulation of the organs of hearing by vibrations transmitted through the air or other medium 2) phs mechanical vibrations transmitted through an elastic medium, traveling in air at a speed of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 50 sound*/*/*/ — [saʊnd] noun I 1) [C] something that you can hear Laura didn t make a sound as she left the room.[/ex] the sound of voices/laughter/footsteps[/ex] 2) [U] the loudness of a radio, television etc Syn: volume Turn the sound up a bit – I can t… …

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  • 51 sound — I. /saʊnd / (say sownd) noun 1. the sensation produced in the organs of hearing when certain vibrations (soundwaves) are caused in the surrounding air or other elastic medium, as by a vibrating body. 2. the vibrations in the air, or vibrational… …

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  • 52 sound — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a sensation caused in the ear by the vibration of the surrounding air or other medium. 2 a vibrations causing this sensation. b similar vibrations whether audible or not. 3 what is or may be heard. 4 an idea or impression conveyed …

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  • 53 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 …

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  • 54 sound — I adj. healthy sound in, of (sound in mind and body) II n. 1) to emit, make, produce, utter; transmit a sound 2) to articulate, enunciate, pronounce a sound 3) to turn down; turn up the sound (on a radio, TV set) 4) to carry sound (air carries… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 55 Sound — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sound >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sound sound noise strain Sgm: N 1 accent accent twang intonation tone Sgm: N 1 cadence cadence Sgm: N 1 sonorousness sonorousness …

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  • 56 sound — {{11}}sound (adj.) uninjured, O.E. gesund sound, safe, healthy, from P.Gmc. *sundas, from root *SWEN TO (Cf. swen to ) (Cf. O.S. gisund, O.Fris. sund, Du. gezond, O.H.G. gisunt, Ger. gesund healthy, source of the post sneezing interjection… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 57 sound — re·sound·ing·ly; sound; sound·able; sound·ful; sound·ing·ly; sound·ing·ness; sound·less·ly; sound·less·ness; sound·ly; sound·ness; su·per·sound; un·sound; in·fra·sound; sound·alike; sound·scape; re·sound; sound·ing; sound·less; ul·tra·sound; …

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  • 58 sound — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. whole, undamaged; healthy, robust; logical, true, valid, reliable, honorable, trust worthy; solvent; strong, firm; thorough; unbroken. See perfection, health, stability.Ant., unsound, unhealthy,… …

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  • 59 sound — I 1. noun 1) the sound of the car Syn: noise, note; din, racket, row, hubbub; resonance, reverberation Ant: silence 2) she did not make a sound Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 60 Sound — Timbre; Klangwirkung; Klangfarbe; Stimmlage; Intonation; Stimme (Musik) * * * Sound [zau̮nt], der; s, s: charakteristischer Klang, charakteristische Klangfarbe: der unnachahmliche Sound von Glenn Miller. * * * Sound 〈[ s …

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