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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to sound)
a. sound
Las ondas sonoras se desplazan a través del conducto auditivo para alcanzar el tímpano.Sound waves travel through the ear canal to reach the eardrum.
2. (noisy)
a. resounding (slap or thump)
No sé lo que le dijo, pero ella se giró y le dio una sonora bofetada.I don't know what he said to her, but she turned around and gave him a resounding slap.
b. loud (kiss or thump)
El saco cayó al suelo con un golpe sonoro.The sack hit the ground with a loud thump.
3. (pleasant and intense)
a. sonorous (voice or language)
Su voz sonora se escuchaba a la perfección incluso en localidades alejadas del escenario.His sonorous voice could be heard perfectly even in seats far from the stage.
b. resonant (voice or language)
Sus poemas se caracterizan por un lenguaje sonoro y enfático.Her poems are characterized by resonant, emphatic language.
4. (linguistics)
a. voiced
B, d y g son consonantes sonoras.B, d, and g are voiced consonants.
5. (that transmits sound)
a. resonant (cavity)
La caja de resonancia de la guitarra actúa a modo de cavidad sonora.The guitar soundbox acts as a resonant cavity.
b. echoing (cave or corridor)
Los sonoros pasadizos del castillo les devolvían sus propias voces.The echoing passages of the castle returned their own voices.
6. (with sound)
a. talking
A mi abuelo le gusta más el cine mudo que el sonoro.My grandfather prefers silent films to talking films.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (del sonido)
a. sound
2. (película)
a. talking
ondas sonorassound waves
3. (ruidoso, resonante, vibrante)
a. resonant
4. (grammar)
a. voiced
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1 (ruidoso) [+cavidad] resonant; [+voz] rich; sonorous; [+poesía] sonorous; [+cueva] echoing; [+beso] loud
2 (Lingüística) voiced
banda sonora sound track; efectos sonoros sound effects
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