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echometry

ECHOM'ETRY, n. The art or act of measuring the duration of sounds.

The art of constructing vaults to produce echoes.



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ECHOM'ETRY, n. The art or act of measuring the duration of sounds.

The art of constructing vaults to produce echoes.

E-CHOM'E-TRY, n.

  1. The art or act of measuring the duration of sounds.
  2. The art of constructing vaults to produce echoes.

E*chom"e*try
  1. The art of measuring the duration of sounds or echoes.
  2. The art of constructing vaults to produce echoes.
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Echometry

ECHOM'ETRY, noun The art or act of measuring the duration of sounds.

The art of constructing vaults to produce echoes.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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whisper

WHISPER, v.i. [L. The word seems by its sound to be an onomatopy, as it expresses a sibilant sound or breathing.]

1. To speak with a low hissing or sibilant voice. It is ill manners to whisper in company.

The hollow whispring breeze--

2. To speak with suspicion or timorous caution.

3. To plot secretly; to devise in mischief.

All that hate me whisper together against me. Psalm 41.

WHISPER, v.t.

1. To address in a low voice. He whispers the man in the ear. [But this is elliptical for whispers to.]

2. To utter in a low sibilant voice. He whispered a word in my ear.

3. To prompt secretly; as, the came to whisper Woolsey.

WHISPER, n.

1. A low soft sibilant voice; or words uttered with such a voice.

The whisper cannot give a tone.

Soft whispers through the assembly went.

2. A cautious or timorous speech.

3. A hissing or buzzing sound.

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