Down the sound

in the direction of the ebbing tide; toward the sea.

See also: Down

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I was scarce back on my rock (where I went always the first thing after I had eaten) before I observed a boat coming down the Sound, and with her head, as I thought, in my direction.
There was even a special appearance by Not Now John, which delighted the hardcore fans, but not as much as when the band turned down the sound during Wish You Were Here to encourage the entire crowd to join in - a special moment.
For children who are over-stimulated and need a bit less distraction, consider these three ideas for helping kids focus: Tone down the sound Removing extraneous sounds, like music, television and the whirring of a washing machine, may lessen distracting stimuli and improve the child's focus and engagement in the activity.
You can turn down the sound of your TV, but you cannot dial down its noise.
The erstwhile Speaker of the House and his minions reacted by cutting short the plenary, shutting down the sound system and hiding the symbolic mace.
It also includes PLAYBAC[K.sub.+], a multi-functional audio player that allows the student to slow down the sound track without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys and pan left or right.
Turning down the sound, he went to investigate and found himself face to face with a man holding a knife."Give me your money," the intruder demanded.
Sources told the publication she "has been busy working on her upcoming album." Swift's reportedly trying to pin down the sound and feel of the album, expected to drop late this year.
Ramos begins work on a show by listing down the sound effects as he reads the script.
Even Judy Murray tweeted how she turned down the sound of the commentary hot AMAZING SPACES SHED OF THE YEAR, C4, FRIDAY The box at the bottom of the garden is so much more than a place to store the lawnmower and broken patio furniture.
Yes, that last one is correct, according to a survey that found almost a quarter of those asked admitted sending texts to someone in a dif-ted dif ferent room asking them to get something or turn down the sound on the TV.
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