Sound post

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sound post (Mus) See Sounding post, under Sounding.
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Usage

In literature:

At the sounding of drill assembly the next morning, every officer on post was present with the one exception of young Mr. Ferrers.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants" by H. Irving Hancock
As soon as he heard the sound of the returning carriage, he ran and posted himself at the hall door.
"Practical Education, Volume I" by Maria Edgeworth
Sounded like Raoul, with his fifty Spanish dollars and his steamboat and lead mine and trading post.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
If you discover a fire sound the alarm on the street fire-alarm post, or telephone to the Fire Department.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
We went by old Fort Nisqually, one of the earliest posts of the Hudson's Bay Company on Puget Sound.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
They heard no sounds except those coming from the post on the bank of the canal.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
The judge rapped, the sheriff rapped; Captain Taylor, from his post at the door, echoed the authoritative sound.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Instead, as the sound unmistakably indicated, it came on down the post-road.
"The Continental Dragoon" by Robert Neilson Stephens
He had taken an old Cremona violin to pieces, and found that the sound-post of it was about half a line more perpendicular than usual.
"The Serapion Brethren," by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
All slept near their post of duty, and were ready to spring into action at sound of the bugle.
"Our Battery" by Orlando P. Cutter
Go to your post, my friend: the bugle will sound in a minute.
"Library of the World's Best literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12" by Various
It was nearly 5 o'clock when the bugle sounded calling the horses to the post.
"History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921" by John Lawrence O'Connor
While on post I heard the reveille sounded in an adjoining camp.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
At the sound of a fall, Doctor Brinkerhoff left his post and hurried upstairs.
"The Master's Violin" by Myrtle Reed
It sounded like the driving in of a gate-post.
"The Firebrand" by S. R. Crockett
Slept soundly, and at midnight, when we were again called upon, marched to our posts, to remain there till four o'clock.
"My First Campaign" by J. W. Grant
Go to your post, my friend, the bugle will sound in a minute.
"Hans Brinker" by Mary Mapes Dodge
The bass-bar and sound-post are not inserted to strengthen the instrument (as many have supposed), but to increase the vibration.
"The Violin" by George Dubourg
On hearing these sounds Mr. Post went for Mr. and Mrs. Bush.
"The Missing Link in Modern Spiritualism" by A. Leah Underhill
Mary had returned to her post on the divan, and Richard knew she was sobbing, though no sound came.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis
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In poetry:

THE post-boy drove with fierce career,
For threatening clouds the moon had drowned;
When, as we hurried on, my ear
Was smitten with a startling sound.
"Alice Fell, Or Poverty" by William Wordsworth
Even as I gazed, a thrill of the maxilla,
And a lateral movement of the condyloid process,
With post-pliocene sounds of healthy mastication,
Ground the teeth together.
"To The Pliocene Skull" by Francis Bret Harte
And shou'd unmov'd that Post maintain,
Till in his quick Return again,
Met in some neighb'ring Grove,
(Where Vice nor Vanity appear)
Her FLAVIO them alone might hear,
In all the Sounds of Love.
"To Mr. F. Now Earl Of W" by Anne Kingsmill Finch
See sloping the skerried coasts,
With gulls and whales and fishing-posts,
And vessels in shelter riding,
While boats o'er the sea are gliding,
And nets in fjord and seines in sound,
And white with spawn the ocean's ground.
"Norse Nature" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson

In news:

Music / Post No Bills Banjoist Abigail Washburn Expands Her Sound (Again).
Dire Straits emerged during the post-punk era of the late '70s, and while their sound was minimalistic and stripped down, they owed little to punk.
A female quartet with attitude, Dum Dum Girls combines influences from the Ramones and the Ronettes to create punchy, post-punk sounds.
The recipe sounds delicious, but the photos are what make the post.
Following the Lakers' 113-97 loss Tuesday at Sacramento, the team sounded frank on what ailed Pau Gasol after posting only eight points on 3-of-10 shooting and one offensive rebound.
Following the Lakers 113-97 loss Tuesday at Sacramento, the team sounded frank on what ailed Pau Gasol after posting only eight points on 3-of-10 shooting and one offensive rebound.
Posted on YouTube by Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase is this incredible footage of 16 quadrotors (flying robots) that dance to and manipulate the sound and lighting.
It is sad to see the closure of the Burton Post Office, or any such public service, but we understand that some cuts need to be made to help the US Postal Service to become financially sound.
Join Musicians of the Old Post Road and vocalist Kristen Watson for joyous sounds of the Christmas season.
Ultra-Compact Powered Monitors for Broadcast & Post-Production Feature 4-inch Woofers, yet a Very Big Sound.
Northern California favorites Mumbo Gumbo will bring their big, joyful sound to The Palms Playhouse for their annual post-Thanksgiving dance party at 8 pm Saturday.
British company White Mark is nearing completion of a $10 million upgrade at Moscow's Cinelab post-production hub, allowing it to offer a range of sound mixing services to its customers.
British company White Mark is nearing completion of a $10 million upgrade at Moscow 's Cinelab post-production hub, allowing it to offer a range of sound mixing services to its customers.
U phasing out feature post-production sound dept.
Universal seems to be looking to get out of the feature post sound business, at least for now.
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In science:

The effective duration of the post-shock cooling period is the expansion time of the compressed region, texp ≃ b/cs2 , where cs2 = csi (T2 /Ti )1/2 is the sound speed of the post-shocked gas.
A Moderate Cluster Cooling Flow Model
The documentation of a set of tasks should contain pre- and post-conditions that specify which tasks can be predecessors or successors of others. I. e. one should find out whether a static analysis can be added to jBPM that checks the soundness of workflows.
Submission of content to a digital object repository using a configurable workflow system
But how sound is this assumption? Indeed, the distribution function for pre(!)-RLOF, O+O binary periods is not suited for statistics of post-RLOF populations, when one of the model predictions is that orbital periods change due to binary interaction.
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status
The earlier work of Emmons (1963, 1966) and Lee (1972) provides a sound background on the advances made during the post-war boom era.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
The earlier work of Emmons (1963, 1966) and Lee (1972) provides a sound background on the advances made during the post-war era.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Post [Pos46] proved that the following simple-sounding problem is undecidable.
Undecidable problems: a sampler
Accordingly, there has been growing concern about the potential for posting deceptive opinion spam—fictitious reviews that have been deliberately written to sound authentic, to deceive the reader .
Estimating the Prevalence of Deception in Online Review Communities
SoundFont is a format for archiving sampled sounds together with loop points, envelopes and post-processing features like frequency filters.
Sampling-rate-aware noise generation
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