sounding line


: a line or wire weighted at one end for sounding

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Sounding line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

sounding line

: a line, wire, or cord weighted at one end for sounding
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