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sound  

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      n  
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a    a periodic disturbance in the pressure or density of a fluid or in the elastic strain of a solid, produced by a vibrating object. It has a velocity in air at sea level at 0°C of 332 metres per second (743 miles per hour) and travels as longitudinal waves  
b    (as modifier)  
a sound wave     
2    modifier   of or relating to radio as distinguished from television  
sound broadcasting, sound radio     
3    the sensation produced by such a periodic disturbance in the organs of hearing  
4    anything that can be heard  
5    a particular instance, quality, or type of sound  
the sound of running water     
6    volume or quality of sound  
a radio with poor sound     
7    the area or distance over which something can be heard  
to be born within the sound of Big Ben     
8    the impression or implication of something  
I don't like the sound of that     
9      (Phonetics)   the auditory effect produced by a specific articulation or set of related articulations  
10    often pl  
Slang   music, esp. rock, jazz, or pop  
      vb  
11    to cause (something, such as an instrument) to make a sound or (of an instrument, etc.) to emit a sound  
12    to announce or be announced by a sound  
to sound the alarm     
13    intr   (of a sound) to be heard  
14    intr   to resonate with a certain quality or intensity  
to sound loud     
15    copula   to give the impression of being as specified when read, heard, etc.  
to sound reasonable     
16    tr   to pronounce distinctly or audibly  
to sound one's consonants     
17    intr; usually foll by: in     (Law)   to have the essential quality or nature (of)  
an action sounding in damages        (See also)        sound off  
     (C13: from Old French soner to make a sound, from Latin sonare, from sonus a sound)  
  soundable      adj  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
v.
to say, pronounce, speak
ex.: The child sounded out each word out loud as she read her book.
n.
Public Health principal task of a Samu . Reception Evaluation, Triaging of Medical Emergencies through Medical Hotline.
See also Medical Regulator Physician
n.
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
n.
Bookish knowledge; knowledge obtained through hearsay, has no sound basis
n.
a sound (usually a song, jingle) that one hears mentally for a certain period of time
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
o.
word used to describe the sound made by the wheels of a train
by extension, it can be applied to other rhythmic similar sounds (for example, the sound of a clock or of a typing machine)
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
exp.
(lit., about sounds) disharmonious, dissonant; (fig.) out of order; dysfunctional

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