sounding line


Definition of sounding line

: a line or wire weighted at one end for sounding

Examples of sounding line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's a really radical-sounding line of psychology that is basically about killing off your parents in your mind. Sydney Bucksbaum,, 10 May 2022

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First Known Use of sounding line

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sounding line was in the 14th century

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16 May 2022

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“Sounding line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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