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sound2 free of defect, decay, or injury; healthy or in good condition. [6 definitions]
sound3 to measure the depth of (water), as with a weighted line. [6 definitions]
sound4 a body of water situated between two larger bodies of water or between an island and the mainland. [2 definitions]
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 very brief statement taken from a video or audio tape for inclusion in a television newscast.
soundbox the hollow main body of a stringed instrument such as a guitar or violin.
sound effects artificially produced sounds, as of thunder, traffic, or animal noise, for theater, radio, film, or television.
sounder1 a person or thing that makes sounds.
sounder2 a person or thing that measures water depth.
sounding1 producing or emitting sound. [2 definitions]
sounding2 (often pl.) the act of measuring the depth of water.
sounding board a thin board that forms part of the resonant chamber of a musical instrument such as a piano, and that enhances its tone. [3 definitions]
soundless1 silent; quiet.
soundless2 extremely deep, as water; unfathomable.
sound out to try to read a word by saying the sound of each of its letters.
soundproof not able to be penetrated by most ordinary audible sounds. [2 definitions]
sound spectrogram a graphic representation of a sound's frequency, period, and intensity.
sound spectrograph an instrument that produces sound spectrograms.
soundtrack the narrow strip on motion-picture film that carries the sound recording. [2 definitions]
sound wave a longitudinal pressure wave in an elastic medium such as air, esp. one that is in an audible range.
soup a liquid food usu. consisting of small pieces of vegetables, meat, fish, or the like cooked in stock or water. [2 definitions]