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sounding /'saundiɳ/
  • tính từ
    • nghe kêu, kêu
    • rỗng (lời hứa, lối hành văn...)
    • danh từ
      • tiếng kêu
        • the sounding of the car horn: tiếng kêu của còi ô tô
      • (y học) sự gõ để nghe bệnh
      • sự dò chiều sâu
      • (số nhiều) chỗ gần bờ (có thể dò chiều sâu được)
    Concise Dictionary
    +the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    +the subjective sensation of hearing something
    +mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium
    +the sudden occurrence of an audible event
    +the audible part of a transmitted signal
    +(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    +a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
    +a large ocean inlet or deep bay
    +appear in a certain way
    +make a certain noise or sound
    +give off a certain sound or sounds
    +announce by means of a sound
    +utter with vibrating vocal chords
    +cause to sound
    +measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
    +financially secure and safe
    +exercising or showing good judgment
    +in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay
    +in excellent physical condition
    +logically valid
    +having legal efficacy or force
    +free from moral defect
    +(of sleep) deep and complete

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    I n.
    1 tone; noise; din; cacophony; report:
    This piano has a tinny sound. We could hear the sound of laughter from below. I heard nothing over the sound of the crowd. Sounds of gunfire echoed in the valley.
    2 ring, tone, impression, characteristic, quality, effect, aspect, look:
    I didn't like the sound of that remark.
    3 hearing, range, earshot:
    Anyone within the sound of his voice could tell that he was angry.
    4 resound, reverberate, echo, resonate:
    The noises sound very close.
    5 seem, appear, look; strike one, give one the impression or feeling or sense (that); resemble, sound or seem or look like:
    It sounds as if you don't want to come to my party. That sounds like Russian to me.
    6 ring, (be) activate(d), (be) set or touch(ed) off, signal:
    Anyone walking into the room sounds the alarm. The alarm sounds when the beam is broken.
    7 Sometimes, sound out. articulate, pronounce, enunciate, utter; voice, vocalize:
    I was taught to speak clearly, to sound each consonant and vowel.
    8 Sometimes, sound out or off. shout (out), cry out, yell (out):
    Sound out those numbers loud and clear!
    9 sound off. vituperate, complain, bluster, grumble, Slang bitch:
    Today Mr Morrison was again sounding off about the service in the caféé.
    1 undamaged, uninjured, whole, unmarred, in good condition or shape, intact, unimpaired, unscathed:
    When the vase was sold to you it was sound.
    2 healthy, hale (and hearty), fit (as a fiddle), robust, vigorous, blooming, rosy, ruddy:
    Old Tom is as sound as ever.
    3 firm, solid, substantial, strong, sturdy, tough, rugged, durable, well-built, well-constructed, dependable:
    A business, like a building, must be built on sound foundations if it is to last.
    4 sane, balanced, normal, rational, wholesome, reasoning, reasonable, clear-headed, lucid, right-minded, responsible, practical, prudent, politic, wise, sensible, logical, common-sense, commonsensical, astute, far-sighted, perceptive, perspicacious, percipient; valid, good, judicious, reliable, useful:
    As Juvenal said, 'Mens sana in corpore sano,' or 'A sound mind in a sound body'. My old teacher gave me a lot of sound advice.
    5 safe, secure, good, conservative, non-speculative, solid, riskless; profitable:
    Are you sure that utilities are a sound investment now?
    6 unbroken, uninterrupted, undisturbed, untroubled, peaceful, deep:
    I drank the potion and at once fell into a sound sleep.
    II v.
    1 Often, sound out. plumb, probe, test, check (out or into), fathom, inquire or enquire of, question, poll, canvass, investigate, examine, survey:
    Sound out the membership on their feelings about increasing the dues.
    2 dive, plunge, submerge:
    The great whale sounded, almost taking the tiny boat down with it.
    III n.
    inlet, strait(s), fiord or fjord, bight, (sea) loch, bay, arm of the sea, cove, Scots firth:
    The breeze freshened as we sailed across the Sound of Mull.

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