|1.||(sometimes plural) the act or process of measuring depth of water or examining the bottom of a river, lake, etc, as with a sounding line|
|2.||an observation or measurement of atmospheric conditions, as made using a radiosonde or rocketsonde|
|3.||(often plural) measurements taken by sounding|
|4.||(plural) a place where a sounding line will reach the bottom, esp less than 100 fathoms in depth|
|5.||on soundings in waters less than 100 fathoms in depth|
|6.||off soundings in waters more than 100 fathoms in depth|
"The experts of Victor ... will ... arrange for the synchronized orchestration and sound effects for this picture, in which airplane battles will have an important part." ["Exhibitor's Herald & Moving Picture World," April 28, 1928]
sound 1 (sound)
Vibrations transmitted through an elastic material or a solid, liquid, or gas, with frequencies in the range of 20 to 20,000 hertz, capable of being detected by human organs of hearing.
Transmitted vibrations of any frequency.
A distinctive noise.
Free from defect, decay, or damage; in good condition.
Free from disease or injury.
An instrument used to examine or explore body cavities, as for foreign bodies or other abnormalities, or to dilate strictures in them. v. sound·ed, sound·ing, sounds
To probe a body cavity with a sound.
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