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  1. the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem";"sound advice"; "no reasonable explanation for his decision" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the property" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. reflects weight of sound argument or evidence; "a sound argument" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause; "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a large ocean inlet or deep bay; "the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium; "falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. deeply or completely; "slept soundly through the storm"; "is sound asleep" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. (of film) having spoken dialogue; "early talking pictures were known as `talkies'" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. utter with vibrating vocal chords Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds scratchy" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. thorough; "a sound thrashing" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. free from moral defect; "a man of sound character" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. A cuttlefish. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of the kind; as, sound timber; sound fruit; a sound tooth; a sound ship. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; -- said of body or mind; as, a sound body; a sound constitution; a sound understanding. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. Firm; strong; safe. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. Free from error; correct; right; honest; true; faithful; orthodox; -- said of persons; as, a sound lawyer; a sound thinker. Newage Dictionary DB
  33. Founded in truth or right; supported by justice; not to be overthrown on refuted; not fallacious; as, sound argument or reasoning; a sound objection; sound doctrine; sound principles. Newage Dictionary DB
  34. heavy; laid on with force; as, a sound beating. Newage Dictionary DB
  35. Undisturbed; deep; profound; as, sound sleep. Newage Dictionary DB
  36. Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective; as, a sound title to land. Newage Dictionary DB
  37. Soundly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  38. A narrow passage of water, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean; as, the Sound between the Baltic and the german Ocean; Long Island Sound. Newage Dictionary DB
  39. To measure the depth of; to fathom; especially, to ascertain the depth of by means of a line and plummet. Newage Dictionary DB
  40. Fig.: To ascertain, or try to ascertain, the thoughts, motives, and purposes of (a person); to examine; to try; to test; to probe. Newage Dictionary DB
  41. To explore, as the bladder or urethra, with a sound; to examine with a sound; also, to examine by auscultation or percussion; as, to sound a patient. Newage Dictionary DB
  42. To ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device. Newage Dictionary DB
  43. Any elongated instrument or probe, usually metallic, by which cavities of the body are sounded or explored, especially the bladder for stone, or the urethra for a stricture. Newage Dictionary DB
  44. The peceived object occasioned by the impulse or vibration of a material substance affecting the ear; a sensation or perception of the mind received through the ear, and produced by the impulse or vibration of the air or other medium with which the ear is in contact; the effect of an impression made on the organs of hearing by an impulse or vibration of the air caused by a collision of bodies, or by other means; noise; report; as, the sound of a drum; the sound of the human voice; a horrid sound; a charming sound; a sharp, high, or shrill sound. Newage Dictionary DB
  45. The occasion of sound; the impulse or vibration which would occasion sound to a percipient if present with unimpaired; hence, the theory of vibrations in elastic media such cause sound; as, a treatise on sound. Newage Dictionary DB
  46. Noise without signification; empty noise; noise and nothing else. Newage Dictionary DB
  47. To make a noise; to utter a voice; to make an impulse of the air that shall strike the organs of hearing with a perceptible effect. Newage Dictionary DB
  48. To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to convey intelligence by sound. Newage Dictionary DB
  49. To make or convey a certain impression, or to have a certain import, when heard; hence, to seem; to appear; as, this reproof sounds harsh; the story sounds like an invention. Newage Dictionary DB
  50. To causse to make a noise; to play on; as, to sound a trumpet or a horn. Newage Dictionary DB
  51. To cause to exit as a sound; as, to sound a note with the voice, or on an instrument. Newage Dictionary DB
  52. To order, direct, indicate, or proclain by a sound, or sounds; to give a signal for by a certain sound; as, to sound a retreat; to sound a parley. Newage Dictionary DB
  53. To celebrate or honor by sounds; to cause to be reported; to publish or proclaim; as, to sound the praises of fame of a great man or a great exploit. Newage Dictionary DB
  54. To examine the condition of (anything) by causing the same to emit sounds and noting their character; as, to sound a piece of timber; to sound a vase; to sound the lungs of a patient. Newage Dictionary DB
  55. To signify; to import; to denote. Newage Dictionary DB
  56. The. Webster Dictionary DB
  57. Whole; as, safe and sound; entire; unbroken; as, a sound slumber; healthy; not decayed; as, a sound tooth; founded on truth or right; as, sound doctrine; morally good or honorable; firm; safe; strong; legal; valid; as, a sound title. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  58. The impression made on the ear by the vibrations of the air; noise; a straight, fairly wide passage of water; the air bladder of a fish. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  59. To measure the depth of; cause to make a noise; order or announce by sound; as, to sound an alarm; examine or try; as, to sound one's opinions; probe. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  60. To make a noise or sound; be spread or published audibly; to give a certain impression, when heard; as, her voice sounds sad. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  61. Soundness, sounder. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  62. 1. Noise; the vibrations produced by a sounding body, transmitted by the air or other medium, and perceived by the internal ear. 2. An elongated cylindrical, usually curved instrument of metal, used for exploring the bladder or other cavities of the body or for dilating strictures in the urethra or other canal. 3. Whole, healthy, not diseased or injured. 4. To explore a cavity by means of a sound. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  63. A metal or rubber probe for investigating canals and cavities. That which is heard when a body is struck, the intensity depending upon resistance of the body. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  64. Safe, whole, entire: perfect: healthy, strong: profound: correct: orthodox: weighty. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  65. SOUNDNESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  66. A narrow passage of water: a strait. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  67. The air or swimming bladder of a fish. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  68. To make a noise: to utter a voice: to spread. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  69. To cause to make a noise: to utter audibly: to direct by a sound or audible signal: to publish audibly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  70. The impression produced on the ear by the vibrations of air: noise: report: empty or meaningless noise. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  71. To measure the depth of, esp. with a line and plummet: to probe: to try to discover a man's secret wishes, etc.: to test: to introduce an instrument into the bladder to examine it. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  72. To use the line and lead in ascertaining the depth of water. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  73. An instrument to discover stone in the bladder. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  74. A narrow passage of water; strait; air-bladder of a fish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  75. Noise; audible vibrations. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  76. To cause to make a noise; utter aloud. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  77. To make a noise. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  78. To measure the depth of water. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  79. To measure the depth of, as water; to probe; test. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  80. Whole; healthy; perfect; uncorrupted; correct. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  81. The air bladder of a fish. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  82. To make a sound; make known or heard; give a signal by sound. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  83. To try the depth of; examine; test. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  84. To sink a weight in order to ascertain depth. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  85. Normal; unimpaired; healthy; true; right; solvent; thorough. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  86. The sensation received through the ear; the waves that affect the ear; noise. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  87. A long and narrow body of water connecting larger bodies. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  88. Surg. A probe. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  89. Soundly; profoundly; said of sleeping. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  90. Entire; whole; unbroken; undecayed; perfect; healthy; hearty; solid; valid; right; stout; lusty; not deranged. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  91. An impression produced on the ear by vibrations in the air; that which affects the ear; noise; reports noise without signification; empty noise. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  92. A narrow passage of water; a shallow sea or strait connecting two seas. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  93. The air-bladder of a fish; the cuttlefish. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  94. A surgical instrument for feeling what is beyond the reach of the fingers. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  95. To cause to make a noise; to utteraudibly; to play.on; to signal by a sound; to celebrate or honour by sounds; to publish. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  96. To sink a plummet or lead to ascertain the depth of water; to introduce a sound into the bladder of a patient; to try; to examine; to endeavour to discover that which lies concealed in another's breast. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  97. To make a noise; to utter a voice; to exhibit by sound; to be spread or published. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  98. To use the line and lead in searching the depth of water. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  99. Anything perceptible to the ear; that which strikes the ear; noise; report; noise without significance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  100. To make a noise; to utter audibly; to play on; to celebrate or extol. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  101. A narrow passage of water which may be crossed by swimming, or whose depth may be ascertained; a narrow arm of the sea. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  102. Healthy; not diseased; strong; healthy in mind; unbroken; not defective; not decayed; unhurt; correct; free from error; orthodox; not enfeebled. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  103. Soundly; heartily. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  104. To try, as the depth of water and the quality of the bottom, by sinking a plummet attached to a line; to use the line and lead to ascertain the depth of water; to try; to examine; to discover or endeavour to discover, as one's thoughts or opinions. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  105. In surg., a probe or other instr. used to examine the bladder or a wound. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  106. 1. audio.2. An inference system A is sound with respect toanother system B if A can only reach conclusions which aretrue in B. A type inference system is considered sound withrespect to a semantics if the type inferred for anexpression is the same as the type inferred for the meaning ofthat expression under the semantics.The dual to soundness is completeness. foldoc_fs
  107. Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; said of body or mind; as, a sound body; a sound constitution; a sound understanding. dictgcide_fs
  108. Free from error; correct; right; honest; true; faithful; orthodox; said of persons; as, a sound lawyer; a sound thinker. dictgcide_fs
  109. To cause to make a noise; to play on; as, to sound a trumpet or a horn; to sound an alarm. dictgcide_fs
  110. sownd, adj. safe, whole, entire: perfect: healthy, strong: profound: correct: orthodox: weighty.--adv. soundly, completely fast, as in sleep.--adv. SOUND'LY.--n. SOUND'NESS. [A.S. gesund; Ger. gesund, and perh. L. sanus, sound.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  111. sownd, n. a narrow passage of water: a strait. [A.S. sund, a narrow arm of the sea, from swimman, to swim; Ger. sund, a strait.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  112. sownd, n. the air or swimming bladder of a fish. [A.S. sund, swimming.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  113. sownd, v.i. to make a noise: to utter a voice: to spread or be spread: to appear on narration.--v.t. to cause to make a noise: to utter audibly: to direct by a sound or audible signal: to examine by percussion: to publish audibly.--n. the impression produced on the ear by the vibrations of air: noise, particular quality of tone: report, hearing-distance: empty or meaningless noise.--p.adj. SOUND'ING, making a sound or noise: having a magnificent sound.--ns. SOUND'ING-BOARD, SOUND'-BOARD, the thin plate of wood or metal which increases and propagates the sound of a musical instrument: the horizontal board or structure over a pulpit, reading-desk, &c., carrying the speaker's voice towards the audience; SOUND'ING-POST, SOUND'-POST, a support set under the bridge of a violin, for propagating the sounds to the body of the instrument.--adj. SOUND'LESS, without sound, silent: not capable of being sounded, unfathomable. [M. E. sounen--O. Fr. soner--L. son[=a]re, to sound, sonus, a sound.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  114. sownd, v.t. to measure the depth of, esp. with a line and plummet: to probe: to try to discover a man's secret thoughts, wishes, &c.: to test: to introduce an instrument into the bladder to examine it.--v.i. to use the line and lead in ascertaining the depth of water.--n. a probe, an instrument to discover stone in the bladder.--ns. SOUND'ING, the ascertaining the depth of water: (pl.) any part of the ocean where a sounding-line will reach the bottom; SOUND'ING-LEAD, the weight at the end of a sounding-line; SOUND'ING-LINE, a line with a plummet at the end for soundings; SOUND'ING-ROD, a rod for measuring water in a ship's hold. [O. Fr. sonder, to sound; acc. to Diez, from Low L. subund[=a]re--L. sub, under, unda, a wave.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  115. sownd, n. (Spens.) swoon. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  116. An instrument used by surgeons to discover whether there be a stone in the bladder. It is usually made of highly polished steel, and is shaped like the catheter. The operation is termed sounding. The French Sonde has, however, a more extensive signification. It means different instruments introduced into cavities of certain organs, or into wounds, fistulas, &c., to investigate their condition, or to fulfil some therapeutical indication. See Sonde. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  117. Catheterize, Syncope- s. Auricular, Apyromele-s. Bellows, friction, rasp, saw, lancet, &c., see Bruit-s. Cracked pot, Bruit de pot fele- s. Crumpling, pulmonary, Froissement pulmo naire- s. Laryngeal, Laryngeche. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  118. The sensation produced on the auditory nerve by the vibrations of a sonorous body. Sounds may be propagated in three modes, 1. By reciproca’tion or con'sonnnce, as when a sounding body, of a definite pitch, produces a musical tone when another body of the same pitch is sounded near it. 2. By res'onance, as when a sounding body is placed in connection with another, one or more of whose parts may be thrown into reciprocal vibration; and 3. By conduction, as where the vi-brations are transmitted through fluid, liquid, or solid media. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  119. An instrument introduced into a cavity for the detection of foreign bodies, strictures or other abnormalities, or for the dilatation of strictures or the application of medicaments. na
  120. To test with a s.; to introduce a s. into; as to S. the bladder. na
  121. A sensation produced in the ear by vibration conveyed usually through the ear and stimulating the auditory nerve. na
  122. That which produces or can produce such a sensation; an impulse set up in a vibratory medium such as air, which, if conveyed to the ear, is appreciated by the auditory nerve. na
  123. To elicit s. from by percussion; to examine by percussion; as to S. the lungs. na
  124. Healthy, not diseased nor injured nor rotten, as a s. body, s. mind, s. in life& limb, s. fruit, timbers, ship; correct, logical, well-founded, judicious, as s. doctrine, theologian, argument, views, policy; (Commerc., of company &c.) solvent; thorough, unqualified, as a s. sleep (er), flogging; (adv.) s. (fast) asleep, will sleep the sounder for it. Hence soundly adv., soundness n. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  125. The sensation produced through the ear, what is or may be heard; vibrations causing this sensation; musical s. (produced by continuous& regular vibrations, opp. to noise); any of a series of articulate utterances, as vowel, consonant, ss.; (fig.) mental impression produced by oral or other statement &c., as will have a queer s., don\'t like the s. of it; s.-board, = sounding-board; s.-boarding (placed between joists &c. to deaden sound); s.-bow, thick edge of bell against which tongue strikes; s.-hole, -post, hole in belly, small prop between belly& back, of some musical instruments; s.-PROOF; s.-shadow, interception of s. by large object; s.-wave (of condensation& rarefaction, by which s. is propagated in elastic medium e.g. air). (Vb) give forth s., as the trumpets s.; (w. ref. to impression created, often fig.) sounds to me like something cracking, sounds as if a tap were running, sounds as if he wanted to back out of it, will s. very strange to say you hadn\'t time, that (excuse &c.) sounds very hollow, that (report, explanation) sounds all right (promising, plausible, &c.); (part.) having more s. than sense or truth, as sounding rhetoric, promises, imposing, as sounding titles; make (trumpet &c.) s.; utter, as s. a note of alarm; give notice of (an alarm, the retreat, &c.) with bell &c., cause to resound, make known, as s. his praises far& wide; test (railway-carriage wheel &c., lungs &c.) by noting s. produced by hammer, by auscultation; sounding-board, canopy over pulpit &c. serving to direct s. towards audience, thin plate of wood in musical instrument increasing s. Hence soundless a. [Middle English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  126. Test the depth of (sea, channel, pond, &c., or abs.) & the quality of its bottom with sounding-line or -apparatus (often furnished with cup &c. for bringing up sample); find depth of water in (ship\'s hold) with sounding-rod; (medieval) examine (bladder &c.) with probe; (of fish, esp. whale) dive to the bottom; inquire esp. in cautious or reserved manner into the sentiments or inclination of (person about, on, as to); (n.) surgeon\'s probe. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  127. Narrow passage of water connecting two seas or sea with lake &c., strait; fish\'s air-bladder; cuttlefish. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  128. Sensation produced on auditory nerve by vibrations of the air. American pocket medical dictionary.
  129. Instrument to be introduced into cavities, so as to detect foreign bodies or to dilate strictures. American pocket medical dictionary.
  130. The sensation produced on the auditory nerve filaments, an instrument, etc., by the vibrations of the air or some other sonorous body. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  131. Healthy, not diseased. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  132. Any elongated instrument, usually metallic, by which cavities of the body are explored. [Old Eng.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  133. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Icelandic] The air-bladder of a fish. Cabinet Dictionary
  134. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Icelandic] A narrow passage of water; a strait between the main land and an isle, or connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean. Cabinet Dictionary
  135. n. [French, Spanish] A probe of any kind ; especially, a probe to be introduced into the bladder, in order to discover whether there is a stone in that organ. Cabinet Dictionary
  136. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Latin] Any thing perceived by the ear; audible impression or sensation; noise; report;-a sensation or perception received by of the ear, and produced by the impulse or vibration of the air or other medium with which the ear is in contact;-the impulse or vibration which would affect the organs and nerves of hearing if in a healthy state;-noise without signification: noise and nothing else. Cabinet Dictionary

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