Translation of "sound" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (NOISE) 声音 uk us /saʊnd/

[ C or U ] something that you can hear or that can be heard

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。

[ U ] the activity of recording and broadcasting sound such as from a performance of music or for a film

a sound engineer/recording 音响师/录音

[ U ] the volume or quality of the sound of a television or film

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?

[ C ] the particular quality of the music which a musician or a group of musicians produce

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。

(Translation of “sound noun (NOISE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)