HyperDic: sounding

English > 5 senses of the word sounding:
ADJECTIVEallsounding, lookingappearing to be as specified
allsoundinghaving volume or deepness
allsoundingmaking or having a sound as specified
NOUNattributesoundinga measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
actsoundingthe act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)
sounding > pronunciation
Soundssaw'ndihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > sounding: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAppearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms.
Examples
  • "fine-sounding phrases"
  • "taken in by high-sounding talk"
Synonymlooking
BroadersuperficialConcerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious
English > sounding: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving volume or deepness.
Examples
  • "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"
  • "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth
Broaderfull(of sound) having marked deepness and body
English > sounding: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmaking or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form.
Example"harsh-sounding "
Broaderaudible, hearableheard or perceptible by the ear
English > sounding: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line.
Broaderdepth, deepnessThe extent downward or backward or inward
Verbssoundmeasure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
English > sounding: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line).
Broadermeasurement, measuring, measure, mensurationThe act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
Verbssoundmeasure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line

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