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Related to sounder: depth sounder
One that makes a sound: a sounder of alarms.
One that sounds, especially a device for making soundings of the sea.
A group of wild pigs.
[Middle English, from Old French sondre, of Germanic origin.]
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(Telecommunications) an electromagnetic device formerly used in telegraphy to convert electric signals sent over wires into audible sounds
(Navigation) a person or device that measures the depth of water, etc
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one that makes a sound.
one that sounds depth.
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Soundera herd of wild swine; pigs or boars, 1410.
Example: sounder of scholars—N. Y. Times, 1983.
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|Noun||1.||sounder - a device for making soundings |
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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