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sounding         

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      adj  
1    resounding; resonant  
2    having an imposing sound and little content; pompous  
sounding phrases     
  soundingly      adv  
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sounding          [2]  
      n  
1    sometimes pl   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 pl   measurements taken by sounding  
4    pl   a place where a sounding line will reach the bottom, esp. less than 100 fathoms in depth  
5    on (or off) soundings   in waters less than (or more than) 100 fathoms in depth  

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