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Definitions of sound:

part of speech: adjective

A metal or rubber probe for investigating canals and cavities. That which is heard when a body is struck, the intensity depending upon resistance of the body.

part of speech: adjective

1. Noise; the vibrations produced by a sounding body, transmitted by the air or other medium, and perceived by the internal ear. 2. An elongated cylindrical, usually curved instrument of metal, used for exploring the bladder or other cavities of the body or for dilating strictures in the urethra or other canal. 3. Whole, healthy, not diseased or injured. 4. To explore a cavity by means of a sound.

Usage examples for sound:

  • At the sound of Maraton's name, however, he turned swiftly around. "A People's Man", E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • As he did so he heard a sound behind him and called: " Tom?" "Out Like a Light", Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Then I caught a sound in the garden. "By Wit of Woman", Arthur W. Marchmont

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