- mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium"falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them"
- the sudden occurrence of an audible event"the sound awakened them"
- the subjective sensation of hearing something"he strained to hear the faint sounds"
- the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause"the sound of rain on the roof""the beautiful sound of music"
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