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sounding

verb , present participle of sound

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1 to continue or be repeated in a series of reflected sound waves
  • the stranded hiker's cries for help sounded throughout the canyon
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2 to give the impression of being
  • the idea at least sounds plausible
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3 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion)
  • a person who certainly isn't shy about sounding her opinions
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sounding

verb , present participle of sound

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1 to measure the depth of (as a body of water) typically with a weighted line
  • the pilot sounded the river to make sure we weren't in any danger of running aground
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2 to cast oneself head first into deep water
  • a whale suddenly surfaced and then, just as suddenly, sounded
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