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Definitions of sounds

  1. The swimming- bladders of fish.
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Quotes of sounds

  1. The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. – Henry Beston
  2. The sound of the orchestra is one of the most magnificent musical sounds that has ever existed. – Chick Corea
  3. In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small- the sounds of wind and water, the sounds of birds and insects- must inevitably find their analogues in music. – George Crumb
  4. Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a challenge to the moral imagination. – Al Gore
  5. Music has no subject beyond the combinations of notes we hear, for music speaks not only by means of sounds it speaks nothing but sound. – Eduard Hanslick
  6. The human voice sounds thicker with a chorus and reverb than a dry signal. – Ken Hill
  7. I mean I like pop music, and I like heavy music and, stuff that I like... the band I've signed on to our label right now; they're called The Sounds They're kind of like a new -wave pop band. – James Iha
  8. Instead of following one another the sounds overlap; a sound which is acoustically perceived as coming after another one can be articulated simultaneously with the latter or even in part before it. – Roman Jakobson
  9. I can hear you and I can watch your mouth move, and then I put together the sounds and the visual image, and I can understand the words as I integrate the two signals. – Marlee Matlin
  10. You got to play the flute as a flute, like that. You can't play like a tenor concept on soprano; it sounds wrong. But some guys do it, and they think it's O. K., but not so! – Jerome Richardson
  11. I'm from the streets of New York. I know what tough talk sounds like. – Aries Spears
  12. I'm better for it and I prefer to keep things simple and see what sounds I can get out of my head and hands rather than relying on a sound that someone else created. – Andy Summers
  13. I know it sounds hokey but I think, ultimately, on television you can't hide who you are. – Robert Urich
  14. That's why so much of the music today sounds so much alike, because there's no in -between. So it's kind of nice to still turn some buttons every now and then. – Alan Vega
  15. All old music was modern once, and much more of the music of yesterday already sounds more old -fashioned than works which were written three centuries ago. – Peter Warlock

Usage examples for sounds

  1. " It sounds very well indeed," said Mrs. Buskirk. – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  2. The whole thing sounds crazy, doesn't it? – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  3. Sounds to him like he was some punkins. – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  4. " It may be," said the company, " that it is he; it sounds very like!" – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  5. He knew by the sounds that some one had come out of the house, and it made him nervous. – Old Granny Fox by Thornton W. Burgess
  6. It sounds like him, all right. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  7. " That sounds oh, well, how can we help it? – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  8. " It sounds all right to me," said Scott. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  9. I want to know if my answer sounds right, and I can learn that best by hearing it read. – The Mystery of Monastery Farm by H. R. Naylor
  10. It sounds horrible to say so- but I- I am afraid I am glad! – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  11. I know it sounds silly to say it- but I love you before all the world- I do- my word I do!" – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  12. It sounds like my father's. – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  13. Indeed, I think the sight and touch and the sounds of them at play were no great comfort to him at this time. – We Three by Gouverneur Morris
  14. I know my tale sounds crazy, he said, but ... – The Invaders by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  15. The lawyer appeared to listen to sounds from the street. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  16. The sounds were repeated. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  17. No, little Nell, she doesn't really say Katy did or Katy didn't, but it sounds like that, and we make believe she says it. – The Insect Folk by Margaret Warner Morley
  18. It sounds wrong to me." – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  19. That sounds Irish, Father. – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman

Rhymes for sounds

  • bounds, grounds, crowns, hounds, clowns, gowns, rounds, towns, drowns, pounds, frowns, downs, nouns, browns, mounds;
  • abounds, expounds, compounds, confounds, astounds, surrounds;