Flawed vs. Sound

Flawed vs. Sound — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Flawed and Sound

Flawedadjective

Having a flaw or imperfection.

Flawed diamonds are generally not used in jewellery.His design for a perpetual motion machine is flawed because water does not flow uphill.

Soundnoun

Vibrations transmitted through an elastic solid or a liquid or gas, with frequencies in the approximate range of 20 to 20,000 hertz, capable of being detected by human organs of hearing.

Flawedadjective

having a blemish or flaw;

a flawed diamond

Soundnoun

Transmitted vibrations of any frequency.

Soundnoun

The sensation stimulated in the organs of hearing by such vibrations in the air or other medium.

Soundnoun

Such sensations considered as a group.

Soundnoun

A distinctive noise

a hollow sound.

Soundnoun

The distance over which something can be heard

within sound of my voice.

Soundnoun

An articulation made by the vocal apparatus

a vowel sound.

Soundnoun

The distinctive character of such an articulation

The words bear and bare have the same sound.

Soundnoun

A mental impression; an implication

didn't like the sound of the invitation.

Soundnoun

Auditory material that is recorded, as for a movie.

Soundnoun

Meaningless noise.

Soundnoun

(Music) A distinctive style, as of an orchestra or singer.

Soundnoun

(Archaic) Rumor; report.

Soundnoun

A long, relatively wide body of water, larger than a strait or a channel, connecting larger bodies of water.

Soundnoun

A long, wide ocean inlet.

Soundnoun

(Archaic) The swim bladder of a fish.

Soundnoun

An instrument used to examine or explore body cavities, as for foreign bodies or other abnormalities, or to dilate strictures in them.

Soundverb

To make or give forth a sound

The siren sounded.

Soundverb

To be given forth as a sound

The fanfare sounded.

Soundverb

To present a particular impression

That argument sounds reasonable.

Soundverb

To cause to give forth or produce a sound

sounded the gong.

Soundverb

To summon, announce, or signal by a sound

sound a warning.

Soundverb

(Linguistics) To articulate; pronounce

sound a vowel.

Soundverb

To make known; celebrate

"Nations unborn your mighty names shall sound" (Alexander Pope).

Soundverb

To examine (a body organ or part) by causing to emit sound; auscultate.

Soundverb

To measure the depth of (water), especially by means of a weighted line; fathom.

Soundverb

To try to learn the attitudes or opinions of

sounded out her feelings.

Soundverb

To probe (a body cavity) with a sound.

Soundverb

To measure depth.

Soundverb

To dive swiftly downward. Used of a marine mammal or a fish.

Soundverb

To look into a possibility; investigate.

Soundadjective

Free from defect, decay, or damage; in good condition

Is the bridge sound?.

Soundadjective

Free from disease or injury.

Soundadjective

Marked by or showing common sense and good judgment; levelheaded

a sound approach to the problem.

Soundadjective

Based on valid reasoning; having no logical flaws

a sound conclusion.sound reasoning.

Soundadjective

(Logic) Of or relating to an argument in which all the premises are true and the conclusion follows from the premises.

Soundadjective

Secure or stable

a partnership that started on a sound footing.

Soundadjective

Financially secure or safe

a sound economy.

Soundadjective

Thorough; complete

gave their rivals a sound thrashing.

Soundadjective

Deep and unbroken; undisturbed

a sound sleep.

Soundadjective

Compatible with an accepted point of view; orthodox

sound doctrine.

Soundadverb

Thoroughly; deeply

sound asleep.

Soundadjective

Healthy.

He was safe and sound.In horse management a sound horse is one with no health problems that might affect its suitability for its intended work.

Soundadjective

Complete, solid, or secure.

Fred assured me the floorboards were sound.

Soundadjective

Having the property of soundness.

Soundadjective

Good; acceptable; decent.

"How are you?" - "I'm sound."That's a sound track you're playing.See that man over there? He's sound. You should get to know him.

Soundadjective

(of sleep) Quiet and deep. Sound asleep means sleeping peacefully, often deeply.

Her sleep was sound.

Soundadjective

Heavy; laid on with force.

a sound beating

Soundadjective

Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective.

a sound title to land

Soundadverb

Soundly.

Soundinterjection

Yes; used to show agreement or understanding, generally without much enthusiasm.

- I found my jacket.
- Sound.

Soundnoun

A sensation perceived by the ear caused by the vibration of air or some other medium.

He turned when he heard the sound of footsteps behind him.Nobody made a sound.

Soundnoun

A vibration capable of causing such sensations.

Soundnoun

(music) A distinctive style and sonority of a particular musician, orchestra etc

Soundnoun

Noise without meaning; empty noise.

Soundnoun

(geography) A long narrow inlet, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean.

Puget Sound; Owen Sound

Soundnoun

The air bladder of a fish.

Cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.

Soundnoun

A cuttlefish.

Soundnoun

(medicine) An instrument for probing or dilating; a sonde.

Soundnoun

A long, thin probe for sounding body cavities or canals such as the urethra.

Soundverb

(intransitive) To produce a sound.

When the horn sounds, take cover.

Soundverb

(copulative) To convey an impression by one's sound.

He sounded good when we last spoke.That story sounds like a pack of lies!

Soundverb

(intransitive) To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to convey intelligence by sound.

Soundverb

To resound.

Soundverb

To arise or to be recognizable as arising in or from a particular area of law.

Soundverb

(transitive) To cause to produce a sound.

He sounds the instrument.

Soundverb

To pronounce.

The "e" in "house" isn't sounded.

Soundverb

(intransitive) Dive downwards, used of a whale.

The whale sounded and eight hundred feet of heavy line streaked out of the line tub before he ended his dive.

Soundverb

To ascertain, or try to ascertain, the thoughts, motives, and purposes of (a person); to examine; to try; to test; to probe.

When I sounded him, he appeared to favor the proposed deal.

Soundverb

Test; ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device.

Mariners on sailing ships would sound the depth of the water with a weighted rope.

Soundverb

(medicine) To examine with the instrument called a sound or sonde, or by auscultation or percussion.

to sound a patient, or the bladder or urethra

Soundnoun

the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause;

the sound of rain on the roofthe beautiful sound of music

Soundnoun

the subjective sensation of hearing something;

he strained to hear the faint sounds

Soundnoun

mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium;

falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them

Soundnoun

the sudden occurrence of an audible event;

the sound awakened them

Soundnoun

the audible part of a transmitted signal;

they always raise the audio for commercials

Soundnoun

(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

Soundnoun

a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

Soundnoun

a large ocean inlet or deep bay;

the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast

Soundverb

appear in a certain way;

This sounds interesting

Soundverb

make a certain noise or sound;

She went `Mmmmm'The gun went `bang'

Soundverb

give off a certain sound or sounds;

This record sounds scratchy

Soundverb

announce by means of a sound;

sound the alarm

Soundverb

utter with vibrating vocal chords

Soundverb

cause to sound;

sound the bellsound a certain note

Soundverb

measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line

Soundadjective

financially secure and safe;

sound investmentsa sound economy

Soundadjective

exercising or showing good judgment;

healthy scepticisma healthy fear of rattlesnakesthe healthy attitude of French lawshealthy relations between labor and managementan intelligent solutiona sound approach to the problemsound adviceno sound explanation for his decision

Soundadjective

in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay;

a sound timberthe wall is sounda sound foundation

Soundadjective

in excellent physical condition;

good teethI still have one good lega sound mind in a sound body

Soundadjective

reflects weight of sound argument or evidence;

a sound argument

Soundadjective

having legal efficacy or force;

a sound title to the property

Soundadjective

free from moral defect;

a man of sound character

Soundadjective

(of sleep) deep and complete;

a heavy sleepfell into a profound sleepa sound sleeperdeep wakeless sleep

Soundadjective

thorough;

a sound thrashing

Soundadverb

deeply or completely;

slept soundly through the stormis sound asleep