402. Sound.

402. Sound.NOUN. sound, noise, strain; accent, twang, intonation, tone; cadence; sonorousness &c. adj.; audibility; resonance &c. 408; voice &c. 580; aspirate; ideophone; rough breathing.

[Science, of sound] Acoustics; Phonics, Phonetics, Phonology, Phonography; Diacoustics, Diaphonics; phonetism.

VERB. produce sound; sound, make a noise; give out sound, emit sound; resound &c. 408.

ADJ. sounding; soniferous; sonorous, sonorific; resonant, audible, distinct; stertorous; phonetic; phonic, phonocamptic.

PHR. “A thousand trills and quivering sounds / In airy circles o’er us fly, / Till, wafted by a gentle breeze, / They faint and languish by degrees, / And at a distance die.” {Addison—An Ode for St. Cecilia s Day. VI.}.

Forensis strepitus. [Lat.] {The noise of the forum}


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