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Sounding

Sound´ing
a.1.Making or emitting sound; hence, sonorous; as, sounding words.
n.1.The act of one who, or that which, sounds (in any of the senses of the several verbs).
2.(Naut.) measurement by sounding; also, the depth so ascertained.
Sounding lead
the plummet at the end of a sounding line.
Sounding line
a line having a plummet at the end, used in making soundings.
Sounding post
(Mus.) a small post in a violin, violoncello, or similar instrument, set under the bridge as a support, for propagating the sounds to the body of the instrument; - called also sound post.
Sounding rod
(Naut.) a rod used to ascertain the depth of water in a ship's hold.
In soundings
within the eighty-fathom line.
- Ham. Nav. Encyc.
Noun1.sounding - a measure of the depth of water taken by sounding
2.sounding - the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)
Adj.1.sounding - appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk"
Synonyms: looking
2.sounding - having volume or depth; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth
3.sounding - making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form; "harsh-sounding"
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