English adjective: sounding
|1.||sounding appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms|
|Samples||Left their clothes dirty looking.|
A most disagreeable looking character.
Severe-looking policemen on noble horses.
Taken in by high-sounding talk.
|2.||sounding having volume or deepness|
|Samples||Sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal.|
The sounding cataract haunted me like a passion.
|3.||sounding making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form|
English noun: sounding
|1.||sounding (attribute) a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line|
|Broader (hypernym)||deepness, depth|
|2.||sounding (act) the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)|
|Broader (hypernym)||measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration|