An algorithm for encoding a word so that similar sounding words encode the same. The first letter is copied unchanged then subsequent letters are encoded as follows:
bfpv -> “1” cgjkqsxzç -> “2” dt -> “3” l -> “4” mnñ -> “5” r -> “6”
Other characters are ignored and repeated characters are encoded as though they were a single character. Encoding stops when the resulting string is four characters long, adding trailing “0”s if it is shorter. For example, “SMITH” or “SMYTHE” would both be encoded as “S530”.
noun 1. a film on which sound has been or is to be recorded, as for the soundtrack of a motion picture. 2. sound motion picture.
noun, Movies. 1. a mechanism through which film passes in a projector for conversion of the soundtrack into audio-frequency signals that can be amplified and reproduced. noun 1. the part of a film projector that reproduces the sound in a film
noun 1. an opening in the soundboard of a musical stringed instrument, as a violin or lute, for increasing the soundboard’s capacity for vibration. noun 1. any of variously shaped apertures in the sounding board of certain stringed instruments, such as the `f’ shaped holes of a violin
adjective 1. emitting or producing a sound or sounds. 2. resounding or sonorous. 3. having an imposing sound; high-sounding; pompous. noun 4. a verbal contest or confrontation, as among teenage boys or street-gang members, in which the trading of often elaborate insults and invective takes the place of physical violence. noun 1. Often, soundings. the […]