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Definition of sounding noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1soundings [plural] careful questions that are asked in order to find out people's opinions about something They will take soundings among party members. What do your soundings show?
  2. 2[countable] a measurement that is made to find out how deep water is They took soundings along the canal.
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