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  • 1 Sound — Sound, a. [Compar. {Sounder}; superl. {Soundest}.] [OE. sound, AS. sund; akin to D. gezond, G. gesund, OHG. gisunt, Dan. & Sw. sund, and perhaps to L. sanus. Cf. {Sane}.] 1. Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of… …

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  • 2 Sound — Sound, n. [OE. soun, OF. son, sun, F. son, fr. L. sonus akin to Skr. svana sound, svan to sound, and perh. to E. swan. Cf. {Assonant}, {Consonant}, {Person}, {Sonata}, {Sonnet}, {Sonorous}, {Swan}.] 1. The peceived object occasioned by the… …

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  • 3 Sound — Sound, v. t. 1. To cause to make a noise; to play on; as, to sound a trumpet or a horn; to sound an alarm. [1913 Webster] A bagpipe well could he play and soun[d]. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to exit as a sound; as, to sound a note with… …

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  • 4 Sound — Sound, v. i. [OE. sounen, sownen, OF. soner, suner, F. sonner, from L. sonare. See {Sound} a noise.] 1. 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. And first… …

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  • 5 Sound — Sound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sounding}.] [F. sonder; cf. AS. sundgyrd a sounding rod, sundline a sounding line (see {Sound} a narrow passage of water).] 1. To measure the depth of; to fathom; especially, to ascertain the …

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  • 6 Sound — Sound, n. [AS. sund a narrow sea or strait; akin to Icel., Sw., Dan. & G. sund, probably so named because it could be swum across. See {Swim}.] (Geog.) A narrow passage of water, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait… …

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  • 7 Sound 80 — was a recording studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States founded by Tom Jung and Herb Pilhofer in 1969. Largely involved with local artists, the studio is best known for recording portions of Bob Dylan s Blood on the Tracks in 1974, but… …

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  • 8 Sound — Sound, adv. Soundly. [1913 Webster] So sound he slept that naught might him awake. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Sound — Sound, v. i. To ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device. [1913 Webster] I sound as a shipman soundeth in the sea with his plummet to know the depth of sea. Palsgrave. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Sound — Sound, n. [F. sonde. See {Sound} to fathom.] (Med.) 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. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Sound — Sound, n. [AS. sund a swimming, akin to E. swim. See {Swim}.] The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Sound — Sound, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A cuttlefish. [Obs.] Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 sound — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gesund; akin to Old High German gisunt healthy Date: 13th century 1. a. free from injury or disease ; exhibiting normal health b. free from flaw, defect, or decay < sound timber > 2. solid …

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  • 14 Sound TV — Infobox TV channel dummy parameter= name= Sound TV logofile=soundtv.jpg logoalt=Sound TV s logo launch= 26 February 2005 closed date=Autumn 2005 former names= The Great British Television Channel (pre launch) availability note= At time of closure …

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  • 15 sound — See: HIGH SOUNDING, SAFE AND SOUND …

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  • 16 Sound card — A Sound Blaster Live! Value card, a typical (circa 2000) PCI sound card. Connects to Motherboard via one of: PCI ISA USB IEEE 139 …

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  • 17 Sound pressure — Sound measurements Sound pressure p, SPL Particle velocity v, SVL Particle displacement ξ Sound intensity I, SIL Sound power Pac Sound power level SWL Sound energy Sound energy d …

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  • 18 Sound localization — refers to a listener s ability to identify the location or origin of a detected sound in direction and distance. It may also refer to the methods in acoustical engineering to simulate the placement of an auditory cue in a virtual 3D space (see… …

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  • 19 Sound recording and reproduction — Sound recorder redirects here. For the audio recording program computer software, see Sound Recorder (Windows). Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical or mechanical inscription and re creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice,… …

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  • 20 Sound Blaster X-Fi — XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro Sound Blaster X Fi is a lineup of sound cards in Creative Labs Sound Blaster series. Contents 1 …

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