HyperDic: sounding_board

English > 2 senses of the expression sounding board:
NOUNperson sounding boarda person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability
artifactsounding board, soundboard(music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument
English > sounding board: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability.
Example"I would use newspapermen as a sounding board for such policies"
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
English > sounding board: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument.
Synonymsoundboard
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Part ofpiano, pianoforte, forte-pianoA keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
stringed instrumentA musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
Partssound holeA hole in a soundboard (as of a violin) designed to resonate with the tones
Broaderresonator, cavity resonator, resonating chamberA hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves
Spanishcaja de resonancia, caja
Catalancaixa de ressonància, caixa

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