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Sounding

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sounding

SOUND'ING, participle present tense

1. Causing to sound; uttering audibly.

2. Trying the depth of water by the plummet; examining the intention or will.

3. adjective Sonorous; making a noise.

4. Having a magnificent sound; as words more sounding or significant.

SOUND'ING, noun

1. The act of uttering noise; the act or endeavoring to discover the opinion or desires; the act of throwing the lead.

2. In surgery, the operation of introducing the sound into the bladder; called searching for the stone.


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Sounding in Navigation

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sounding-board

SOUND'ING-BOARD, noun A board or structure with a flat surface, suspended over a pulpit to prevent the sound of the preacher's voice from ascending, and thus propagating it further in a horizontal direction. [Used in American churches.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Sounding-rod

SOUND'ING-ROD, noun A rod or piece of iron used to ascertain the depth of water in a ship's hold. It is let down in a groove by a pump.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Soundings

SOUND'INGS, noun Any place or part of the ocean, where a deep sounding line will reach the bottom; also, the kind of ground or bottom where the lead reaches.