Sound

  • (noun): The particular auditory effect produced by a given cause.
    Example: "The sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sound:

Warcraft III: Reign Of Chaos - Sound
... One of the signatures of Blizzard games are the unit quotes ... If a single unit is clicked four or more times in a row, the unit's voice samples become increasingly comical ...
Telephony
... telephonic equipment is employed in the transmission of speech or other sound between points, with or without the use of wires ... the term down into further detail, telephony is the science of translating sound into electrical signals, transmitting them, and then converting them back to sound that is, the science ...
1970 In Music - Classical Music
6 for piano and electronic sound Morton Feldman – Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety The Viola in My Life 1, 2 and 3 Luc Ferrari – Presque rien No ... Stockhausen – Expo for three players with short-wave radios, and sound projectionist Mantra for two pianos and live electronics Pole for two players with short-wave ...
Kim Deal - Equipment - Bass Guitars
... album, the Precision was used on "Dig for Fire" for its "lazier, growlier sound" that was "not as boingy-boingy-sproingy" ... Bossanova "because it was active and had a different sound" and became her main live bass "because it was a little less country-sounding than the Fender" ... Deal described it as having a "weird, organ-y sound" ...
Freetekno - Organization
... There is no central organizing body for freetekno sound systems or parties ... Sound systems start up between friends ... are invited to contribute and sometimes up to eighty sound systems attend ...

More definitions of "sound":

  • (adj): Having legal efficacy or force.
    Example: "A sound title to the property"
    Synonyms: legal
  • (adj): Financially secure and safe.
    Example: "Sound investments"; "a sound economy"
  • (adj): In good condition; free from defect or damage or decay.
    Example: "A sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation"
  • (verb): Appear in a certain way.
    Example: "This sounds interesting"
  • (adj): In excellent physical condition.
    Example: "A sound mind in a sound body"
    Synonyms: good
  • (noun): (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language.
    Synonyms: phone, speech sound
  • (noun): Mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium.
    Example: "Falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them"
  • (verb): Measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line.
    Synonyms: fathom
  • (adj): Reflects weight of sound argument or evidence.
    Example: "A sound argument"
    Synonyms: reasoned, well-grounded
  • (verb): Cause to sound.
    Example: "Sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
  • (noun): The audible part of a transmitted signal.
    Synonyms: audio
  • (noun): A narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water.
    Synonyms: strait
  • (verb): Give off a certain sound or sounds.
    Example: "This record sounds scratchy"
  • (adj): Thorough.
    Example: "A sound thrashing"
  • (adj): Free from moral defect.
    Example: "A man of sound character"
  • (noun): The sudden occurrence of an audible event.
    Example: "The sound awakened them"
  • (noun): A large ocean inlet or deep bay.
    Example: "The main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast"
  • (adv): Deeply or completely.
    Example: "Is sound asleep"
    Synonyms: soundly
  • (verb): Make a certain noise or sound.
    Synonyms: go
  • (verb): Announce by means of a sound.
    Example: "Sound the alarm"
  • (adj): Exercising or showing good judgment.
    Example: "A sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"
    Synonyms: healthy, intelligent, levelheaded

Famous quotes containing the word sound:

    The hills are alive with the sound of music, with songs they have sung for a thousand years.
    Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960)

    A soldier firm and sound of heart.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    An old pond—
    a frog tumbles in—
    the sound of water.
    Matsuo Basho (1644–1694)