I adjective
1) (strong or in good condition: The foundations of the house are not very sound; He's 87, but he's still sound in mind and body.) solid, god, skikkelig; sunn
2) ((of sleep) deep: She's a very sound sleeper.) dyp (søvn)
3) (full; thorough: a sound basic training.) grundig, omfattende
4) (accurate; free from mistakes: a sound piece of work.) nøyaktig, solid, ordentlig
5) (having or showing good judgement or good sense: His advice is always very sound.) pålitelig, gjennomtenkt
- soundness
- sound asleep
II 1. noun
1) (the impressions transmitted to the brain by the sense of hearing: a barrage of sound; (also adjective) sound waves.) lyd
2) (something that is, or can be, heard: The sounds were coming from the garage.) lyd, låter
3) (the impression created in the mind by a piece of news, a description etc: I didn't like the sound of her hairstyle at all!) inntrykk, slik som det høres ut
2. verb
1) (to (cause something to) make a sound: Sound the bell!; The bell sounded.) la lyde, ringe med
2) (to signal (something) by making a sound: Sound the alarm!) gi signal, slå alarm
3) ((of something heard or read) to make a particular impression; to seem; to appear: Your singing sounded very good; That sounds like a train.) høres, låte, lyde
4) (to pronounce: In the word `pneumonia', the letter p is not sounded.) bli uttalt, uttale
5) (to examine by tapping and listening carefully: She sounded the patient's chest.) sondere
- soundlessly
- sound effects
- soundproof
3. verb
(to make (walls, a room etc) soundproof.) lydisolere
III verb
(to measure the depth of (water etc).) lodde, måle dybden
- sound out
subst. \/saʊnd\/
1) lyd
2) tone, klang
3) (dialekt) besvimelse
4) (overført) betydning, implikasjon
5) (gammeldags) bud, varsel
6) rykte
give a hollow sound lyde hult, gi fra seg en hul lyd
like the sound of one's own voice like å høre sin egen stemme
out of sound of utenfor hørevidde av
sound archives fonotek, lydarkiv
sound reproduction lydgjengivelse
within (the) of sound of innenfor hørevidde av
subst. \/saʊnd\/
(medisin) sonde
subst. \/saʊnd\/
1) (geografi) sund
2) (zoologi) svømmeblære
verb \/saʊnd\/
1) høres, lyde, låte, gi lyd, klinge
music sounds from every window
musikk høres fra alle vinduene
2) gi lyd med, la lyde
3) virke, høres ut
that sounds all right to me
det virker greit for meg
4) (spesielt militærvesen) blåse til, beordre
5) forkynne, utbasunere
6) prøve (ved lungeundersøkelse e.l., medisin), lytte på
sound a bell ringe med en klokke
sound a coin prøve klangen til en mynt
sound a gong slå på en gongong slå an
sound a note slå an en tone, stemme opp, spille
sound a trumpet blåse på en trompet
sound each letter uttale hver bokstav
sound off (hverdagslig) si fra, synge ut (hverdagslig) skrike, skryte, holde tale, legge ut (amer., militærvesen) regne\/markere takten (amer., militærvesen, slang) rope opp sitt navn og nummer
sound someone's chest (medisin) lytte på noens lunger
sound someone's praise(s) lovprise noen
sound the alarm slå alarm, trykke på alarmknappen, la alarmen gå
sound the all-clear (militærvesen) melde 'faren over'
sound the attack\/retreat (militærvesen) blåse til angrep\/retrett
sound the hour slå timeslaget
sound the note of alarm uttrykke uro
sound the note of warning rette en advarende pekefinger, mane til forsiktighet
verb \/saʊnd\/
1) (sjøfart) peile, lodde
2) (medisin) sondere, undersøke med sonde
3) (overført) sondere terrenget, peile, ta pulsen på, føle seg frem, undersøke
4) (om hval e.l.) synke, dykke
sound someone out on something forsøke å finne ut hva noen synes om noe
have you sounded him out yet?
har du greid å finne ut hva han synes ennå?
sound the depth lodde dybden
adj. \/saʊnd\/
1) sunn, frisk
2) uskadd, feilfri
3) solid, forsvarlig, ordentlig, skikkelig, god, pålitelig, velbegrunnet, holdbar
4) fornuftig, sunn, sikker, solid, bra, klok
5) dyktig, flink
she is a sound chess-player
hun er en flink sjakkspiller
6) ordentlig, skikkelig, real, grundig
7) (jus) gyldig, lovlig
as sound as a nut\/bell frisk som en fisk
be sound on ha gode kunnskaper om, ha tilstrekkelig innsikt i
safe and sound trygg og uskadd
a sound advice et godt råd
sound fruit frisk frukt
a sound investment en trygg investering
a sound mind in a sound body en sunn sjel i et sunt legeme
a sound principle et fornuftig prinsipp
sound sleep dyp søvn
sound teeth gode tenner
a sound thrashing en skikkelig omgang (juling)
a sound title to land et gyldig skjøte
sound timber friskt\/feilfritt virke
adv. \/saʊnd\/
(gammeldags) godt
sleep sound eller be sound asleep sove dypt\/godt
sound-thinking citizens fornuftige borgere

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.


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