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sound

noun
the impressions transmitted to the brain by the sense of hearing
sonido
a barrage of sound (also adjective) sound waves.
something that is, or can be, heard
ruido, sonido, voces
The sounds were coming from the garage.
the impression created in the mind by a piece of news, a description etc I didn’t like the sound of her hairstyle at all! soundless adjective
silencioso, mudo
soundlessly adverb
silenciosamente
sound effects phrasal verb sounds other than dialogue or music, used in films, radio etc
efectos sonoros
He works in the sound effects department of a film studio.
soundproof adjective not allowing sound to pass in, out, or through
insonorizado
The walls are soundproof.
soundtrack noun (a recording of) the music from a film
banda sonora
I’ve just bought the soundtrack of that new film.
(Definition of sound from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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