Hay 2 definiciones de sounding en inglés:

sounding1

Saltos de línea: sound|ing
Pronunciación: /ˈsaʊndɪŋ
 
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sustantivo

  • 1 [mass noun] The action of measuring the depth of a body of water.
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    • The tedium of dredging and sounding very likely accounted for the high attrition of ship's personnel by desertion.
    • But physical sounding with a line never had much of a chance as a means of mapping the silent landscape - better eyes were needed.
    • A team of Navy hydrographers would be sent in to conduct detailed soundings and tidal observations of both the Koksoak River and Frobisher Bay.
  • 1.1A measurement taken by sounding.
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    • With its deepest sounding at nearly 1,200 feet, it is the fifth deepest lake in North America.
    • Operating from small rubber boats at night, the men took soundings of the water depth all along the planned invasion beaches.
  • 1.2The determination of any physical property at a depth in the sea or at a height in the atmosphere.
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    • In this phase, using higher frequency radio waves, the instrument will continue shallow probing of the subsurface and start atmospheric sounding.
  • 1.3 (soundings) • archaic The area of sea close to the shore which is shallow enough for the bottom to be reached by means of a sounding line.
  • 2 (soundings) Information or evidence ascertained as a preliminary step before taking action: he took soundings about the possibility of moving offices
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    • The Boundary Commission for England has been criss-crossing the towns and villages in the region, taking soundings before publishing draft recommendations in December.
    • The 44-year-old leader has reportedly been taking soundings from party grandees over his strategy for the election and the referendum on the European constitution, which is likely to follow soon afterwards.
    • Even the Chinese government has been taking soundings on the idea of a flat tax, with leading academics calling for a reduction in the rate of tax from 45% to 20% or less.

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Hay 2 definiciones de sounding en inglés:

sounding2

Saltos de línea: sound|ing
Pronunciación: /ˈsaʊndɪŋ
 
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adjetivo

archaic
  • 1Giving forth sound, especially loud or resonant sound: he went in with a sounding plunge
  • 1.1Having an imposing sound but little substance: the orator has been apt to deal in sounding commonplaces

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