Definition of sounding:
making a clatter, murmuring, soughing, clinking, reference, whispering, thudding, bottommost, roaring, calling, rattling, crying, audible, clattering, pinging, bellowing, squealing, tinkling, soundings, screaming, reverberating, deeply, booming, growling, opinion poll, pattering, making a sound, looking, come down, echoing, full, crashing, splattering, making a noise, probe, fathomless, investigation, clanging, clicking, clucking, trawl, bottomless, deep, thundering, elicitation, chirping, inquiry, public inquiry, superficial, whirring, noisen, making a racket, ticking, screeching, hearable, bumping, knee-deep, grunting, fathom, rumbling, peeping, search, etc.
- "Aurora the Magnificent", Gertrude Hall.
As soon as it was morning, the gates being opened and the trumpets sounding, he fell upon the enemy with great cries and fury, routed them at once, and kept close in pursuit, following the course which he most imagined Aristippus would choose, there being many turns that might be taken.- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
But it is not only in this that men have been falling off from the letter and spirit of the law; for we now hear drums beating and trumpets sounding even among the tombs of the saints, a thing that our forefathers would not have considered possible.- "Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official", William Sleeman.