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Definition 1: (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for sounding board in the sense of this definition

(sounding board is a kind of ...) a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves

(sounding board is a part of ...) a hole in a soundboard (as of a violin) designed to resonate with the tones

(... is part of sounding board) a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds

(... is part of sounding board) a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound

(sounding board belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 2: a person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability - [noun denoting person]

Samples where sounding board or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I would use newspapermen as a sounding board for such policies

(sounding board is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

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