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sound barrier a hypothetical barrier to aircraft as they approach the speed of sound, suggested by the abrupt increase in aerodynamic drag near that velocity; sonic barrier.
sound bite a short statement taken from a video or audio tape that is to be included in a later broadcast.
sound effects artificially produced sounds, as of thunder, traffic, or animal noise, for theater, radio, film, or television.
sound out to try to read a word by saying the sound of each of its letters.
sound spectrogram a graphic representation of a sound's frequency, period, and intensity.
sound spectrograph an instrument that produces sound spectrograms.
sound wave a longitudinal pressure wave in an elastic medium such as air, esp. one that is in an audible range.