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soundproof

[sound-proof] /ˈsaʊndˌpruf/
adjective
1.
impervious to sound.
verb (used with object)
2.
to cause to be soundproof.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; sound1 + -proof
Related forms
soundproofing, noun
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Examples from the web for soundproof
  • With this methodology, participants are seated in a soundproof booth and different tones are presented through headphones.
  • As expected, birds raised in soundproof boxes grew up to sing cacophonous songs.
  • They are furnished, often tiled and were air-conditioned with electricity from soundproof generators.
  • The room should have unobstructed view and soundproof.
  • It was useful because it made these materials fireproof, soundproof and sturdy.
  • Each trial courtroom shall have a soundproof jury deliberation room located in a quiet area as near the courtroom as possible.
  • We have two soundproof recording booths and digital recording equipment.
British Dictionary definitions for soundproof

soundproof

/ˈsaʊndˌpruːf/
adjective
1.
not penetrable by sound
verb
2.
(transitive) to render soundproof
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