Meaning of sounding

Definition of sounding

(adj) appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk"
having volume or deepness; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth
making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form; "harsh-sounding"
(noun) a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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