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

• (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

(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

(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

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

verb utter with vibrating vocal chords
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sound

adjective thorough; `a sound thrashing`
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Sound

[medical instrument] In medicine, sounds are instruments for probing and dilating passages within the body, the best-known examples of which are urethral sounds and uterine sounds. Some people enjoy using them for urethral play. ==Urethral sounds== Urethral sounds are designed to be inserted into the male or female urethra, for the purpose ...
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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 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 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

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 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

A body of water that is usually broad, elongate, and parallel to the shore between the mainland and one or more islands.
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sound

a disturbance that travels through air, land, water that can be heard.
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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

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

A quality attributed by the human auditory association area to the effect of longitudinal pressure waves received through a medium from a vibrating body.
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sound

A sound ARGUMENT is a VALID argument in which all of the PREMISES are true.
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Sound

A term referring to a board which has no or very few defects which will effect its strength
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Sound

A type of physical kinetic energy called acoustical energy that falls within the portion of the spec
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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

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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