Sound

Sound is slang for O.K., wonderful.
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Sound

In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water. In physiology and psychology, sound is the reception of such waves and their perception by the brain. ==Acoustics== Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of mech...
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Sound

(1) (noun) a relatively long arm of the sea or ocean forming a CHANNEL between an island and a mainland or connecting two larger bodies, as a sea and the ocean, or two parts of the same body; usually wider and more extensive than a STRAIT. (2) (verb) To measure the DEPTH of the water.
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sound

[adj] - in good condition 2. [adj] - financially secure and safe 3. [adj] - free from moral defect 4. [adj] - thorough 5. [n] - mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium 6. [n] - a large ocean inlet or deep bay 7. [n] - the sudden occurrence of an audible event 8. [n] - the subjective sensation of hea...
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Sound

1) Moving pressure variations in air caused by something vibrating between 20 times a second and 20,000 times a second or similar variations in other substances like water.
2) Loosely, any audio signal regardless of its energy form.
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Sound

Any pressure variation (in air, water or other medium) which is detectable by the human ear.
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Sound

A longitudinal wave which travels through a medium, usually air. Sound also travels through liquids (e.g. water) and solids (e.g. steel). The volume (loudness) of sound is measured using the decibel (dB) scale
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Sound

Energy that is transmitted by pressure waves in air or other materials and is the objective cause of the sensation of hearing. Commonly called noise if it is unwanted. Sound, physical phenomenon that stimulates the sense of hearing. In human beings, hearing takes place whenever vibrations of frequencies between about 15 and 20,000 hertz reach the i...
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Sound

Sound noun [ Anglo-Saxon sund a swimming, akin to English swim . See Swim .] The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.
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Sound

Sound adjective [ Compar. Sounder ; superl. Soundest .] [ Middle English sound , Anglo-Saxon sund ; akin to D. ge zond , G. ge sund , Old High German gi sunt , Dan. & Swedish sund , and perhaps to ...
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Sound

Sound adverb Soundly. « So sound he slept that naught might him awake.» Spenser.
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Sound

Sound transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sounded ; present participle & verbal noun Sounding .] [ French sonder ; confer Anglo-Saxon sund gyrd a sounding rod, sund line a sounding line (see Sound a...
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Sound

Sound intransitive verb To ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device. « I sound as a shipman soundeth in the sea with his plummet to know the depth of sea.» Palsgrave.
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sound

The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. ... Origin: AS. Sund a swimming, akin to E. Swim. See Swim. ... 1. Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of the kind; as, sound timber; sound fruit; a sound tooth; a sound ship. ... 2. Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; said of...
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sound

adjective thorough; `a sound thrashing`
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sound

verb utter with vibrating vocal chords
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sound

(sound) the sensation resulting from stimulation of the ear by vibrations of air or some other elastic medium with a frequency between 20 and 20,000 Hz. a noise, normal or abnormal, heard within the body; see also under bruit, fremitus, murmur, and rale. a slender instrument to be introduced ...
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Sound

• (v. t.) To cause to exit as a sound; as, to sound a note with the voice, or on an instrument. • (superl.) Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; -- said of body or mind; as, a sound body; a sound constitution; a sound understanding. • (superl.) Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective; as, a sound title to land. &bu...
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sound

a mechanical disturbance from a state of equilibrium that propagates through an elastic material medium. A purely subjective definition of sound is ... [31 related articles]
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Sound

[nautical] In nautical terms, the word sound is used to describe the process of determining the depth of water in a tank or under a ship. Tanks are sounded to determine if they are full (for cargo tanks) or empty (to determine if a ship has been holed) and for other reasons. Soundings may also be taken of the water around a ship if it is in...
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Sound

[water] TAC Fighters of the 1950s. North American F-100, McDonnell F-101 Convair F-102, Lockheed F-104, Republic F-105 and Convair F-106. Source: Hill, Mike and Campbell, John, Tactical Air Command - An Illustrated History 1946-1992, 2001. Photo Source listed as United States Air Force Historical Research Agency (USAFHRA) , Maxwell AFB, Ala...
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sound

Sound waves. 1. The amplitude of the vibrations (waves) determines the intensity of the sound and is indicated by the distance A–B; the period is the distance C–D. This is the time the sound lasts. 2. The number of waves that follow each other in one second is called the frequency and th...
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sound

sound, any disturbance that travels through an elastic medium such as air, ground, or water to be heard by the human ear. When a body vibrates, or moves back and forth (see vibration), the oscillation causes a periodic disturbance of the surrounding air or other medium that radiates outward in strai...
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Sound

Sound is the term given to a narrow sea.
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Sound

Sound is the changes in air pressure (a series of particle compressions followed by rarefactions) detectable by the ear. Sound can travel through gasses, liquids and solids but not through a vacuum - there are no particles in a vacuum to be compressed by the sound wave.
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