Definition of Sounder

1. Noun. A device for making soundings.

Generic synonyms: Device
Derivative terms: Sound



Definition of Sounder

1. n. One who, or that which; sounds; specifically, an instrument used in telegraphy in place of a register, the communications being read by sound.

2. n. A herd of wild hogs.

Definition of Sounder

1. Adjective. (comparative of sound) ¹

2. Noun. Something, or someone who makes a sound ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) A device for making soundings at sea ¹

4. Noun. The collective noun for a group of wild boar ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sounder

1. one that sounds [n -S] - See also: sounds

Medical Definition of Sounder

1. One who, or that which; sounds; specifically, an instrument used in telegraphy in place of a register, the communications being read by sound. A herd of wild hogs. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sounder

soundbar
soundbars
soundbite
soundbites
soundboard
soundboards
soundbox
soundboxes
soundcard
soundcards
soundcheck
soundchecks
soundclash
soundclashes
sounded
sounder (current term)
sounders
soundest
soundeth
soundex code
soundhole
soundholes
sounding-board
sounding-boards
sounding balloon
sounding board
sounding boards
sounding lead
sounding line

Literary usage of Sounder

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"It is found that to produce the clear, loud click of the ordinary Morse sounder, about .25 ampere is required, while a main line relay will operate freely ..."

2. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests: A Book of Directions Compiled with by Guy Montrose Whipple (1914)
"Wire the battery in series with the tracing- board, the sounder and the stylus. ... The sounder may be purchased separately, but the key will be found ..."

3. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests: A Book of Directions Compiled with by Guy Montrose Whipple (1914)
"Wire the battery in series with the tracing- board, the sounder and the stylus. ... The sounder may be purchased separately, but the key will be found ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1912)
"E. MILITARY TELEGRAPH LINES USING THE POLARIZED sounder AS RECEIVING INSTRUMENT BY GEORGE R. GUILD It is well known that, in time of war, ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"... of them together. then, if any break sounder, the rest will run thai wnv. ... is a middle sounder : but twenty luay чту well he termed a great sounder. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The magnetism developed in a given electro-magnet, such as. a relay or sounder, increases with the strength of current, also with the number of convolutions ..."

7. Modern Practice of the Electric Telegraph: A Handbook for Electricians and by Franklin Leonard Pope (1874)
"THE sounder. — In many of the larger telegraph offices the recording apparatus is ... In that case the sounder (fig. 14) is employed in the place of the ..."

8. History of the United States of America: Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1913)
"... the national sentiment, Ohio bent to the tempest and then cleared away the wrecks. Returning to a sounder currency and sounder principles * Supra, p. ..."

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