Definition Of sound


(especially of a whale) dive down steeply to a great depth.

They came within about 20 feet of the rail, then, sounding , dove.

(of sleep) deep and undisturbed.

Then I could so easily close my eyes to all that is happening around me and my family, roll over and fall into a deep sound sleep.

a long surgical probe, typically with a curved, blunt end.

A uterine sound is described having a probe with measuring indicia inscribed thereon.

a narrow stretch of water forming an inlet or connecting two wider areas of water such as two seas or a sea and a lake.

Captains of foreign ships, and even those under U.S. registry, don't know the topography of the sound like an experienced local.

ascertain (the depth of water), typically by means of a line or pole or using sound echoes.

Then he bangs four more times, as if sounding the echoey depths of a hidden chamber.

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Example Of sound

  • sound your horn to warn them

  • Baikie is now of the mind that his face doesn't seem to fit when it comes to senior sides entrusting their players to a coach with sound credentials.

  • By swapping guitars for spoons, the band's sound is basic yet shiny.

  • England and Wales are at the heart of this drive so let's sound a word of warning for them.

  • Every person in the village was sound asleep.

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