sound check

noun

: a test of sound equipment
They did a sound check before the concert.

Examples of sound check in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Behind them board operators ran a sound check and a wardrobe assistant shook out costumes. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, 4 June 2024 The approval came with a condition that a sound check be conducted to ensure that noise levels are not too high. Erik S. Hanley, Journal Sentinel, 9 May 2024 So, much as there will be focus on the individual leaderboard and college golf-like team leaders, there’s definitely the sense of being a high level sound check for the biggest golf concert next week. David J. Neal, Miami Herald, 4 Apr. 2024 During sound check at Jimmy Kimmel’s studio in the cartoonish heart of Hollywood Boulevard, Ferrell lived up to her hippie origins. Erin Osmon, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2024 Jonas chronicled his journey from sound check to stage in an Instagram Reel. Emlyn Travis, EW.com, 8 July 2023 Hanging above the image of Chappelle is a captivating photo of Kravitz playing a trumpet during a sound check at a Paris concert hall in 2018. Pamela Chelin, Los Angeles Times, 15 Feb. 2024 The shows opened in North America at Barclays in Brooklyn as planned, with the exception of a technical issue December 13th during sound check. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2024 Make sure to set up a walkthrough and sound check with your talent the day of the event or earlier, with ample time left for potential hiccups. Kice Akkawi, Rolling Stone, 6 Oct. 2023

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“Sound check.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sound%20check. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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