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Hip-hop is getting to the point now where they are going to start sounding like Al Jarreau or Bobby McFerrin or some of the other poets. Some of the better rappers can rap real fast without even melodies. It'll get to that same point.
George Clinton

Meaning of "sounding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOUNDING

sounding  [ˈsaʊndɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOUNDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sounding is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SOUNDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sounding

Sounding generally refers to a mechanism of probing the environment by sending out some kind of stimulus. Sounding or soundings may refer to: ▪ Soundings, an academic journal of leftist political thinking ▪ "Soundings", science fiction radio drama series produced from 1985 to 1989 in Ottawa ▪ Whale sounding, the act of diving by whales...

Definition of sounding in the English dictionary

The definition of sounding in the dictionary is resounding; resonant. Other definition of sounding is having an imposing sound and little content; pompous.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOUNDING


astounding
əˈstaʊndɪŋ
big-sounding
ˈbɪɡˌsaʊndɪŋ
binding
ˈbaɪndɪŋ
brassfounding
ˈbrɑːsˌfaʊndɪŋ
compounding
ˈkɒmpaʊndɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
finding
ˈfaɪndɪŋ
founding
ˈfaʊndɪŋ
grounding
ˈɡraʊndɪŋ
odd-sounding
ˈɒdˌsaʊndɪŋ
outstanding
ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
pounding
ˈpaʊndɪŋ
queer-sounding
ˈkwɪəˌsaʊndɪŋ
resounding
rɪˈzaʊndɪŋ
rounding
ˈraʊndɪŋ
spending
ˈspendɪŋ
standing
ˈstændɪŋ
surrounding
səˈraʊndɪŋ
understanding
ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOUNDING

sound system
sound truck
sound wave
soundable
soundalike
soundbite
soundboard
soundbox
soundcard
sounder
sounding board
sounding lead
sounding line
soundingly
soundings
soundless
soundlessly
soundlessness
soundly
soundman

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOUNDING

according
ascending
banding
bonding
branding
commanding
crowdfunding
defending
demanding
descending
expanding
funding
grinding
landing
lending
long-standing
mending
never-ending
notwithstanding
vending
winding

Synonyms and antonyms of sounding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SOUNDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sounding» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sounding

Translation of «sounding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOUNDING

Find out the translation of sounding to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sounding from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sounding» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拉响
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sonando
570 millions of speakers

English

sounding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السبر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зондирования
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

soando
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাদন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sondage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berbunyi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

klingend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

測深
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Muni
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kêu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒலி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दणदणीत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sondaj
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sondaggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

brzmiące
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зондування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sondare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ηχεί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klinkende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sounding
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

klingende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sounding

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOUNDING»

The term «sounding» is very widely used and occupies the 14.791 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOUNDING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sounding

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10 QUOTES WITH «SOUNDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sounding.
1
Bruce Beresford
It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying.
2
Julie Bowen
I always come across sounding like I hate my children. I actually love them very much.
3
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Hearing, which, by the motion of the air, informs us of the motion of sounding or vibrating bodies.
4
Steve Brown
I think there is always room for a timeless sounding rock band like us.
5
Nick Cave
There are methods to creating a mayhem that sounds different from your usual mayhem. Because mayhem and a heavy drum backbeat end up sounding like Green Day or something. But if you put a different beat within it to create some air and lightness, the chaos comes through better.
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George Clinton
Hip-hop is getting to the point now where they are going to start sounding like Al Jarreau or Bobby McFerrin or some of the other poets. Some of the better rappers can rap real fast without even melodies. It'll get to that same point.
7
Bernard Cornwell
At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers' groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
8
Jonathan Davis
It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us, but... it is flattering and of course challenging.
9
Nancy Duarte
Some people rehearse to a point where they're robotic, and they sound like they have memorized their presentation and didn't take it to the next level. Going from sounding memorized and canned to sounding natural is a lot of work.
10
Justin Townes Earle
I've never been good at rock'n'roll songs, anyway; either I'm blessed or I'm cursed, but whatever I write comes out sounding old.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOUNDING»

Discover the use of sounding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sounding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sounding New Media: Immersion and Embodiment in the Arts and ...
"Examines the long-neglected role of sound and audio in the development of a new media theory and practice, including new technologies and performance art events, with particular emphasis on embodiment, art, and technological interactions . ...
Frances Dyson, 2009
2
Sounding
Everyone has lost hope--until they hear the whales sounding above. Once a Cetacean epic told the tale of man and whale swimming together in harmony. Can these ancient times be revisited?
Hank Searls, 2014
3
The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the ...
In the twentieth century, however, our understanding of and relationship to these superlatives of creation underwent some astonishing changes, and with The Sounding of the Whale, D. Graham Burnett tells the fascinating story of the ...
D. Graham Burnett, 2012
4
The Sounding Symbol: Music Education in Action
Providing music teachers and student teachers with an understanding of what constitutes good practice in the classroom, this text combines recent research of music theory - particularly on music and the brain - with a strong practical ...
George Odam, 1995
5
Remote Sounding of Atmospheres
This book describes how measurements can be made of the properties of the Earth and planets using this method.
John Theodore Houghton, F. W. Taylor, C. D. Rodgers, 1986
6
Sounding Out Pop: Analytical Essays in Popular Music
Brings together a diverse collection of voices to explore a broad spectrum of popular music
Mark Stuart Spicer, John Rudolph Covach, 2010
7
Sounding Out the City: Personal Stereos and the Management ...
Analysis of the meaning of Walkman use in the everyday life of users.
Michael Bull, 2000
8
Sounding Objects: Musical Instruments, Poetry, and Art in ...
In Sounding Objects, Carla Zecher studies the representation of musical instruments in French Renaissance poetry and art, arguing that the efficacy of these material objects as literary and pictorial images was derived from their physical ...
Carla Zecher, 2007
9
Sounding the Event: Escapades in Dialogue and Matters of ...
While making these thinkers audible, and beckoning its reader to listen to sound, both noisy and songful, Sounding the Event continues the author's commitment to the practice of writing as a visual artist.
Yve Lomax, 2005
10
Direct Current Geoelectric Sounding: Principles And ...
CHAPTER 6 Geological Applications Geological information regarding the formations which constitute surface and subsurface lithology is a necessity in the correct interpretation of geoelectric sounding data. Further, drillhole data at selected ...
P Bhattacharya, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOUNDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sounding is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Subtle Language Of Sounding Gay
(Sedaris first broached the topic of "sounding gay" in his essay "Go, Carolina" from Me Talk Pretty One Day.) "It's very disturbing I thought I was beyond that. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
Ex-NFL coach Haslett hired as Penn State's 'sounding board'
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The coach who guided the New Orleans Saints through Hurricane Katrina has joined Penn State's football team as a consultant. «USA TODAY, Jun 15»
3
Sounding Off: Collin County readers give advice to class of 2015
Sign up for Sounding Off or submit a guest column (and include your full name and contact information) by visiting dallasnews.com/voices. What advice do you ... «Dallas Morning News, Jun 15»
4
Sounding Off: Collin County readers tell us whether we're doing …
Sign up for Sounding Off or submit a guest column (and include your full name and contact information) by visiting dallasnews.com/voices. With recent rains, the ... «Dallas Morning News, May 15»
5
Krauthammer: Obama Admin 'Sounding Like Baghdad Bob' [VIDEO]
Following the State Department's assertion Thursday that a review of current strategy against ISIS will not be taking place, Charles Krauthammer argued that the ... «Daily Caller, May 15»
6
Using a sounding rocket to help calibrate NASA's SDO
In mid-May, the seventh calibration mission for an instrument on NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, will launch into space onboard a sounding rocket ... «Phys.Org, May 15»
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Sounding Off: Collin County readers tell us what they think of …
Sign up for Sounding Off or submit a guest column (and include your full name and contact information) by visiting dallasnews.com/voices. A bill to legalize ... «Dallas Morning News, May 15»
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Sounding Off: Garland-Mesquite readers discuss cities' possible …
Sign up for Sounding Off or submit a guest column (and include your full name and contact information) by visiting dallasnews.com/voices. Do you think cities ... «Dallas Morning News, May 15»
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Sounding Off: East Dallas readers discuss remodel of Fair Park
Sign up for Sounding Off or submit a guest column (and include your full name and contact information) by visiting dallasnews.com/voices. There has been much ... «Dallas Morning News, Apr 15»
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Sounding Off: Dallas County readers discuss their position on …
Open Carry Tarrant County proponents rally at the 2014 Texas GOP Convention outside the Fort Worth Convention Center last summer. Sounding Off ... «Dallas Morning News, Apr 15»

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