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Adjective: sounding  sawn-ding
  1. Appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms
    "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk";
    - looking
  2. Having volume or deepness
    "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"
  3. Making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form
Noun: sounding  sawn-ding
  1. A measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  2. The act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)
Verb: sound  sawnd
  1. Appear in a certain way
    "This sounds interesting"
  2. Make a certain noise or sound
    "She sounded 'Mmmmm'";
    - go
  3. Give off a certain sound or sounds
    "This record sounds scratchy"
  4. Announce by means of a sound
    "sound the alarm"
  5. Utter with vibrating vocal chords
    - voice, vocalize, vocalise [Brit]
  6. Cause to sound
    "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
  7. Measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
    - fathom

Derived forms: soundings

See also: audible, full, hearable, sound off, superficial

Type of: announce, appear, articulate, cause to be perceived, deepness, denote, depth, enounce, enunciate, look, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration, pronounce, quantify, quantitate, say, seem, sound out

Encyclopedia: Sounding

Sound, Lerwick