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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “sound”

sound

noun (NOISE)
声音
    /saʊnd/
[C or U] something that you can hear or that can be heard
声音,声响
They could hear the sound of a bell tolling in the distance.
他们能听到远处的钟声。
She stood completely still, not making a sound.
她静静地站在那儿,一声不吭。
Suddenly we heard a loud knocking sound from the engine.
突然我们听见引擎发出响亮的砰砰声。
Sound can travel over very large distances in water.
声音在水中能传播得很远。
Sound and its properties
[U] the activity of recording and broadcasting sound such as from a performance of music or for a film
(音乐演出、电影等的)音响录制和播出,音响制作
a sound engineer/recording
音响师/录音
Recording sounds and images
[U] the volume or quality of the sound of a television or film
(电视或电影的)音量,音色
Could you turn the sound down/up on the TV.
你把电视机的音量调低/高一点好吗?
Recording sounds and images
[C] the particular quality of the music which a musician or a group of musicians produce
(个人或乐队的)音乐特色,音乐风格
The band's sound is a distinctive mixture of funk and rap.
这支乐队结合了乡土爵士乐和说唱乐的音乐风格,很有特色。
Playing musicSinging in general
(Definition of sound noun (NOISE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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