the condition or quality of being sonant.
a sound; a tune.
adjective 1. sounding; having sound. 2. Phonetics. voiced (opposed to surd). noun, Phonetics. 3. a speech sound that by itself makes a syllable or subordinates to itself the other sounds in the syllable; a syllabic sound (opposed to consonant). 4. a voiced sound (opposed to surd). 5. (in Indo-European) a sonorant. adjective 1. (phonetics) denoting […]
noun 1. a method for detecting and locating objects submerged in water by echolocation. 2. the apparatus used in sonar. noun 1. a communication and position-finding device used in underwater navigation and target detection using echolocation sonar (sō’när’) Short for sound navigation and ranging. A method of detecting, locating, and determining the speed of objects […]
noun, plural sonarmen. U.S. Navy. 1. a petty officer who operates and maintains sonar.
noun, Music. 1. a composition for one or two instruments, typically in three or four movements in contrasted forms and keys. noun 1. an instrumental composition, usually in three or more movements, for piano alone (piano sonata) or for any other instrument with or without piano accompaniment (violin sonata, cello sonata, etc) See also sonata […]