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Sound vs. Rhythm

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Soundadjective

Healthy.

‘He was safe and sound.’; ‘In horse management a sound horse is one with no health problems that might affect its suitability for its intended work.’;

Rhythmnoun

The variation of strong and weak elements (such as duration, accent) of sounds, notably in speech or music, over time; a beat or meter.

‘Dance to the rhythm of the music.’;

Soundadjective

Complete, solid, or secure.

‘Fred assured me the floorboards were sound.’;

Rhythmnoun

A specifically defined pattern of such variation.

‘Most dances have a rhythm as distinctive as the Iambic verse in poetry’;

Soundadjective

Having the property of soundness.

Rhythmnoun

A flow, repetition or regularity.

‘Once you get the rhythm of it, the job will become easy.’;

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Soundadjective

Good; acceptable; decent.

‘"How are you?" - "I'm sound."’; ‘That's a sound track you're playing.’; ‘See that man over there? He's sound. You should get to know him.’;

Rhythmnoun

The tempo or speed of a beat, song or repetitive event.

‘We walked with a quick, even rhythm.’;

Soundadjective

(of sleep) Quiet and deep. Sound asleep means sleeping peacefully, often deeply.

‘Her sleep was sound.’;

Rhythmnoun

The musical instruments which provide rhythm (mainly; not or less melody) in a musical ensemble.

‘The Baroque term basso continuo is virtually equivalent to rhythm’;

Soundadjective

Heavy; laid on with force.

‘a sound beating’;

Rhythmnoun

A regular quantitative change in a variable (notably natural) process.

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Soundadjective

Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective.

‘a sound title to land’;

Rhythmnoun

Controlled repetition of a phrase, incident or other element as a stylistic figure in literature and other narrative arts; the effect it creates.

‘''The running gag is a popular rhythm in motion pictures and theater comedy’;

Soundadverb

Soundly.

Rhythmnoun

In the widest sense, a dividing into short portions by a regular succession of motions, impulses, sounds, accents, etc., producing an agreeable effect, as in music poetry, the dance, or the like.

Soundinterjection

Yes; used to show agreement or understanding, generally without much enthusiasm.

‘- I found my jacket.
- Sound.’;

Rhythmnoun

Movement in musical time, with periodical recurrence of accent; the measured beat or pulse which marks the character and expression of the music; symmetry of movement and accent.

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Soundnoun

A sensation perceived by the ear caused by the vibration of air or some other medium.

‘He turned when he heard the sound of footsteps behind him.’; ‘Nobody made a sound.’;

Rhythmnoun

A division of lines into short portions by a regular succession of arses and theses, or percussions and remissions of voice on words or syllables.

Soundnoun

A vibration capable of causing such sensations.

Rhythmnoun

The harmonious flow of vocal sounds.

Soundnoun

(music) A distinctive style and sonority of a particular musician, orchestra etc

Rhythmnoun

the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music;

‘the piece has a fast rhythm’; ‘the conductor set the beat’;

Soundnoun

Noise without meaning; empty noise.

Rhythmnoun

recurring at regular intervals

Soundnoun

(geography) A long narrow inlet, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean.

‘Puget Sound; Owen Sound’;

Rhythmnoun

an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs;

‘the neverending cycle of the seasons’;

Soundnoun

The air bladder of a fish.

‘Cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.’;

Rhythmnoun

the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements;

‘the rhythm of Frost's poetry’;

Soundnoun

A cuttlefish.

Rhythmnoun

natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)

Soundnoun

(medicine) An instrument for probing or dilating; a sonde.

Rhythm

Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός, rhythmos, —Liddell and Scott 1996) generally means a (Anon. 1971, 2537).

‘any regular recurring motion, symmetry’; ‘movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions’;

Soundnoun

A long, thin probe for sounding body cavities or canals such as the urethra.

Soundverb

(intransitive) To produce a sound.

‘When the horn sounds, take cover.’;

Soundverb

(copulative) To convey an impression by one's sound.

‘He sounded good when we last spoke.’; ‘That story sounds like a pack of lies!’;

Soundverb

(intransitive) To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to convey intelligence by sound.

Soundverb

To resound.

Soundverb

To arise or to be recognizable as arising in or from a particular area of law.

Soundverb

(transitive) To cause to produce a sound.

‘He sounds the instrument.’;

Soundverb

To pronounce.

‘The "e" in "house" isn't sounded.’;

Soundverb

(intransitive) Dive downwards, used of a whale.

‘The whale sounded and eight hundred feet of heavy line streaked out of the line tub before he ended his dive.’;

Soundverb

To ascertain, or try to ascertain, the thoughts, motives, and purposes of (a person); to examine; to try; to test; to probe.

‘When I sounded him, he appeared to favor the proposed deal.’;

Soundverb

Test; ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device.

‘Mariners on sailing ships would sound the depth of the water with a weighted rope.’;

Soundverb

(medicine) To examine with the instrument called a sound or sonde, or by auscultation or percussion.

‘to sound a patient, or the bladder or urethra’;

Soundnoun

The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.

Soundnoun

A cuttlefish.

Soundnoun

A narrow passage of water, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean; as, the Sound between the Baltic and the german Ocean; Long Island Sound.

‘The Sound of Denmark, where ships pay toll.’;

Soundnoun

Any elongated instrument or probe, usually metallic, by which cavities of the body are sounded or explored, especially the bladder for stone, or the urethra for a stricture.

Soundnoun

The peceived object occasioned by the impulse or vibration of a material substance affecting the ear; a sensation or perception of the mind received through the ear, and produced by the impulse or vibration of the air or other medium with which the ear is in contact; the effect of an impression made on the organs of hearing by an impulse or vibration of the air caused by a collision of bodies, or by other means; noise; report; as, the sound of a drum; the sound of the human voice; a horrid sound; a charming sound; a sharp, high, or shrill sound.

‘The warlike soundOf trumpets loud and clarions.’;

Soundnoun

The occasion of sound; the impulse or vibration which would occasion sound to a percipient if present with unimpaired; hence, the theory of vibrations in elastic media such cause sound; as, a treatise on sound.

Soundnoun

Noise without signification; empty noise; noise and nothing else.

‘Sense and not sound . . . must be the principle.’;

Soundadjective

Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of the kind; as, sound timber; sound fruit; a sound tooth; a sound ship.

Soundadjective

Healthy; not diseased; not being in a morbid state; - said of body or mind; as, a sound body; a sound constitution; a sound understanding.

Soundadjective

Firm; strong; safe.

‘The brasswork here, how rich it is in beams,And how, besides, it makes the whole house sound.’;

Soundadjective

Free from error; correct; right; honest; true; faithful; orthodox; - said of persons; as, a sound lawyer; a sound thinker.

‘Do not I know you a favorerOf this new seat? Ye are nor sound.’;

Soundadjective

Founded in truth or right; supported by justice; not to be overthrown on refuted; not fallacious; as, sound argument or reasoning; a sound objection; sound doctrine; sound principles.

‘Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me.’;

Soundadjective

heavy; laid on with force; as, a sound beating.

Soundadjective

Undisturbed; deep; profound; as, sound sleep.

Soundadjective

Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective; as, a sound title to land.

Soundadverb

Soundly.

‘So sound he slept that naught might him awake.’;

Soundverb

To measure the depth of; to fathom; especially, to ascertain the depth of by means of a line and plummet.

Soundverb

Fig.: To ascertain, or try to ascertain, the thoughts, motives, and purposes of (a person); to examine; to try; to test; to probe.

‘I was in jest,And by that offer meant to sound your breast.’; ‘I've sounded my Numidians man by man.’;

Soundverb

To explore, as the bladder or urethra, with a sound; to examine with a sound; also, to examine by auscultation or percussion; as, to sound a patient.

Soundverb

To ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device.

‘I sound as a shipman soundeth in the sea with his plummet to know the depth of sea.’;

Soundverb

To make a noise; to utter a voice; to make an impulse of the air that shall strike the organs of hearing with a perceptible effect.

‘How silver-sweet sound lovers' tongues!’;

Soundverb

To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to convey intelligence by sound.

‘From you sounded out the word of the Lord.’;

Soundverb

To make or convey a certain impression, or to have a certain import, when heard; hence, to seem; to appear; as, this reproof sounds harsh; the story sounds like an invention.

‘Good sir, why do you start, and seem to fearThings that do sound so fair?’; ‘Soun[d]ing in moral virtue was his speech.’;

Soundverb

To cause to make a noise; to play on; as, to sound a trumpet or a horn; to sound an alarm.

‘A bagpipe well could he play and soun[d].’;

Soundverb

To cause to exit as a sound; as, to sound a note with the voice, or on an instrument.

Soundverb

To order, direct, indicate, or proclain by a sound, or sounds; to give a signal for by a certain sound; as, to sound a retreat; to sound a parley.

‘The clock sounded the hour of noon.’;

Soundverb

To celebrate or honor by sounds; to cause to be reported; to publish or proclaim; as, to sound the praises of fame of a great man or a great exploit.

Soundverb

To examine the condition of (anything) by causing the same to emit sounds and noting their character; as, to sound a piece of timber; to sound a vase; to sound the lungs of a patient.

Soundverb

To signify; to import; to denote.

‘Soun[d]ing alway the increase of his winning.’;

Soundnoun

the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause;

‘the sound of rain on the roof’; ‘the beautiful sound of music’;

Soundnoun

the subjective sensation of hearing something;

‘he strained to hear the faint sounds’;

Soundnoun

mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium;

‘falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them’;

Soundnoun

the sudden occurrence of an audible event;

‘the sound awakened them’;

Soundnoun

the audible part of a transmitted signal;

‘they always raise the audio for commercials’;

Soundnoun

(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

Soundnoun

a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

Soundnoun

a large ocean inlet or deep bay;

‘the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast’;

Soundverb

appear in a certain way;

‘This sounds interesting’;

Soundverb

make a certain noise or sound;

‘She went `Mmmmm'’; ‘The gun went `bang'’;

Soundverb

give off a certain sound or sounds;

‘This record sounds scratchy’;

Soundverb

announce by means of a sound;

‘sound the alarm’;

Soundverb

utter with vibrating vocal chords

Soundverb

cause to sound;

‘sound the bell’; ‘sound a certain note’;

Soundverb

measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line

Soundadjective

financially secure and safe;

‘sound investments’; ‘a sound economy’;

Soundadjective

exercising or showing good judgment;

‘healthy scepticism’; ‘a healthy fear of rattlesnakes’; ‘the healthy attitude of French laws’; ‘healthy relations between labor and management’; ‘an intelligent solution’; ‘a sound approach to the problem’; ‘sound advice’; ‘no sound explanation for his decision’;

Soundadjective

in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay;

‘a sound timber’; ‘the wall is sound’; ‘a sound foundation’;

Soundadjective

in excellent physical condition;

‘good teeth’; ‘I still have one good leg’; ‘a sound mind in a sound body’;

Soundadjective

reflects weight of sound argument or evidence;

‘a sound argument’;

Soundadjective

having legal efficacy or force;

‘a sound title to the property’;

Soundadjective

free from moral defect;

‘a man of sound character’;

Soundadjective

(of sleep) deep and complete;

‘a heavy sleep’; ‘fell into a profound sleep’; ‘a sound sleeper’; ‘deep wakeless sleep’;

Soundadjective

thorough;

‘a sound thrashing’;

Soundadverb

deeply or completely;

‘slept soundly through the storm’; ‘is sound asleep’;

Sound

In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as an acoustic wave, through a transmission medium such as a gas, liquid or solid. In human physiology and psychology, sound is the reception of such waves and their perception by the brain.

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