He leaned close to his aunt and spoke in an audible whisper.
He made an audible crunch when he jumped onto the snowy roof.
Carmen let out a long audible breath.
She leaned back, the audible sound of her breath catching music to his ears.
He left South Africa while the economic crisis was still acute and at a time when the voice of the critic was audible everywhere; but, in the words of the colonial secretary (Mr Alfred Lyttelton) he had in the eight eventful years of his administration "laid deep and strong the foundation upon which a united South Africa would arise to become one of the great states of the empire."
His whisper was barely audible, even as his lips moved against her ear.
The room, in near total darkness, held a barely audible hum for background music.
There was an audible gasp.
A drone of voices was audible through the closed window.
The first may be illustrated by Lord Rayleigh's experiments to determine the amplitude of vibration in waves only just audible (Sound, ii.
All were silent, and the only sound audible was the heavy breathing of the panting old general.
The distant roar of the yelling crowd was audible even there.
She stood and the forgotten book dropped to the ground with an audible crunch.
If, then, we can determine the number m of revolutions performed by the plate in every second, we shall at once have the number of vibrations per second corresponding to the audible note by multiplying m by n.
He tinkered with the sound, making sure it was audible, yet would not interfere with conversation.
Even with the door closed, Jade.s madness and the sounds of his body thrashing against the wall were audible in the small courtyard.
The impulse to utter audible sounds had always been strong within me.
Around him everyone began to stir: steps were audible and whispers, among which Anna Mikhaylovna's was the most distinct.
ix.) used a string loaded at the middle point so that the higher tones were several octaves above the fundamental, and so not likely to be mistaken for it; he found that with 37 vibrations per second a very weak sensation of tone was heard, but with 34 there was scarcely anything audible left.
high, the sound of which must have been constantly audible to the dwellers in the caves.
Blake, informed by the sound of the cannon, which was audible on the Thames, that an action was in progress, hurried to sea and joined Monk in the pursuit of the Dutch on the 3rd of June.
The word Vanellus is from vannus, the fan used for winnowing corn, and refers to the audible beating of the bird's wings.
He felt that his words, apart from what meaning they conveyed, were less audible than the sound of his opponent's voice.
Their efforts in the struggle for the portfolio were the only sounds audible, but it was evident that if the princess did speak, her words would not be flattering to Anna Mikhaylovna.
Near the mouth, where the lake narrows to a strait, are the rapids which Ossian called the Falls of Lora, the ebbing and flowing tides, as they rush over the rocky bar, creating a roaring noise audible at a considerable distance.
The vomiting may take place every two or three days, enormous quantities of undigested food mixed with frothy, yeast-like mucous being thrown up. And whilst the stomach is slowly filling up again after one of these uncontrollable emptyings, sudden and violent movements of the individual may cause the fluid to give rise to audible "splashings."
"Women," he said in a low, scarcely audible voice.
"Mamma!" rang out the clear contralto notes of her childish voice, audible the whole length of the table.
On interposing the hand between the ear and either prong of the fork when in one of those positions, the sound becomes audible, because then one of the two interfering waves is cut off from the ear.
The line of circuit passed through the secondary of the induction coil I to the line, from that to the telephone T at the receiving station, 'See Journal of the Telegraph, New York, April 1877; Philadelphia Times, 9th July 1877; and Scientific American, August 181 This term was used by Wheatstone in 1827 for an acoustic apparatus intended to convert very feeble into audible sounds; see his Scientific Papers, p. 32.
Of his manner and personal appearance we have the following account from one who was his pupil: - " Daily as the clock struck eight on the horologe of the Luxembourg, while the ringing hammer on the bell was yet audible, the door of my room opened, and there entered a man, short, rather stout, almost what one might call sleek, freshly shaven, without vestige of whisker or moustache.
Hence according as the trains of oscillations are long or short so is the sound heard in the telephone, and these sounds can be arranged on the Morse code into alphabetic audible signals.
In the [[[Lapland]]] marshes, a reeve now and then flies near with a scarcely audible ka-ka-kuk; but she seems a dull bird, and makes no noisy attack on an invader."
The vibrograph is also well suited for the same purpose, and so in an especial manner is Helmholtz's double siren, in which, by continually turning round the upper box, a note is produced by it more or less out of tune with the note formed by the lower chest, according as the handle is moved more or less rapidly, and most audible beats ensue.
Thus, if a common glass-jar be struck so as to yield an audible sound, the existence of a motion of this kind may be felt by the finger lightly applied to the edge of the glass; and, on increasing the pressure so as to destroy this motion the sound forthwith ceases.
It consists at times of a low deep moaning, repeated five or six times, ending in faintly audible sighs; at other times he startles the forest with loud, deep-toned, solemn roars, repeated in quick succession, each increasing in loudness to the third or fourth, when his.
4 The echoes of the dying controversy are thus distinct and not very distant in this book, though it also offers in its larger outlook, in the author's evident uneasiness under the burden of inherited beliefs, and his inability to reconcile them with his new standpoint and accepted principles, a curious forecast of his later development, while in its positive premisses it presents a still more instructive contrast to the conclusions of his later dialectic. Nor did the sound of the ancient controversy ever cease to be audible to him.
When the instrument was played, the vibrations were transmitted silently, and became audible in the lyre, which thus appeared to play of itself.
At the end of words the English t is really aspirated, a breath being audible after the t in words like bit, hit, pit.
According to Helmholtz, the ear probably contains within it a series of resonators, with small intervals between the periods of the successive members, while the series extends over the whole range of audible pitch.
Fogs occur during summer and early autumn, and furious gales may be expected four or five times in the year, when the crash of the Atlantic waves is audible for 20 m.
The children with their tutors and governesses had had tea and their voices were audible from the next room.
The amplitude of the fork was observed when the sound just ceased to be audible at 27.4 metres away, and the rate of energy emission from the resonator was calculated to be 42 .
The Greek aspirates were not the sounds which we represent by ph, th, ch (Scotch), but corresponded rather to the sound of the final consonants in such words as lip, bit, lick, the breath being audible after the formation of the consonant.
If sound waves originate at the seat of auroral displays they seem hardly likely to be audible on the earth, unless the aurora comes very low and great stillness prevails.
An important modification of this method enables not only audible signals but articulated words to be transmitted, and gives thus a system of wireless telephony.
For minimum audible sounds Wien found a somewhat smaller value of the amplitude than Rayleigh.
It was easy enough to see the " vulnerable temper " as it worked within, but it was never suffered to find audible expression.
To send signals the continuous or nearly continuous train of waves must be cut up into Morse signals by a key, and these are then heard as audible signals in the telephone.
301) Wien used a telephone plate, of which the amplitude could be determined from the value of the exciting current, and he found that the smallest amplitude audible was 6.3 X t010 cm.
"Forgive me for what I ha-ve do-ne!" faltered Natasha in a scarcely audible, broken whisper, and began kissing his hand more rapidly, just touching it with her lips.
The only sound was a barely audible whine from the turbo.
hissing sound became audible.
The music became more and more audible.
audible intruder alarms are widely used to protect property from unauthorized entry.
The sound of water coming through the ceiling is clearly audible over the helpdesk operator's ear set.
I keep telling myself it can't be real, she said, her voice barely audible.
The low purr in his chest was audible.
Her voice was barely audible.
audible on a cd.
audible on the town side of the common and presumably also on the other side.
audible bleep for heart rate training zone alarm.
audible altimeter on the side.
audible sighs of relief at the disciplined behavior.
In a scarcely audible voice Buckingham said " The villain hath killed me!
hard-wired smoke detector with a clearly audible alarm.
There was always a loud hum audible from the enormous transformer.
The roof has an unsettling audible warning, but don't panic, you're not doing anything wrong.
Jessi's audible groan was one Xander echoed internally.
Fires were lighted and the talk became more audible.
Their enthusiastic whispering was audible to those three rows away.
The screech of incoming missiles was audible long before they hit, but the laser strikes were silent.
audible beep at the end of each exposure, and optional seconds tick whilst the enlarger is switched on.
Unlike many of his fellow actors, Wood spoke normally and without any strange emphases, and yet was still perfectly audible.
Through the closed doors the music was already audible.
If your dog roams outside of the perimeters you have created, an audible sound will notify you.
Jazz, Ambient, Classical, and Electronica are all audible in post-rock in one place or another.
"Yes," the word was barely audible.
Deidre's words were barely audible.
If the ear be placed right above the centre of the plate, the sound will be scarcely audible.
trans., p. 554 seq.), the etymological sense of the word K'is is comparatively unimportant: The root seems to mean "to start up," "to rise into prominence," and so "to become audible."
She completed peeling another potato and rinsed it before Claudette finally gave up on a response with an audible sigh.
She blocked, her gasp audible as the Original Being's energy flew through her.
She turned in time to see Rhyn drop with an audible crunch from the air to the snowy roof.
Of course if you are over the speed limit you will get a full audible alert including voice warnings.
Although I had two audible altimeters I didn't hear either of them, I was too absorbed.
anodyne music was barely audible above the quiet murmur of the clientele.
audible above machinery noise?
The toads live in underground burrows and make electronic bleeps audible from a distance of 30 meters.
audible gasp of shock from the audience.
To help you know when to recharge, an audible low-battery alarm warns a parent when it comes time to recharge.
If the Snuza does not sense movement within 5 seconds of the vibration, then an audible alarm is activated so that parents, grandparents or caregivers can check their baby and get appropriate medical assistance, if necessary.
Once in awhile, your kitten may vocalize with a silent meow, opening its mouth but not making an audible sound.
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It is also important to note that, depending on the type of device used to transfer pigment to the skin, an audible sound will be heard throughout the procedure.
Within the audible range, frequency means pitch-the higher the frequency, the higher a sound's pitch.
The gate alarm featured here comes equipped with an audible feature to alert you when the pool has been accessed.
The only drawback to this brand is that the fan is audible if the unit is operated in an exceptionally quiet environment.
If you have a fireplace, light it and play the CD at a soft audible level.
Audible voices: Paranormal investigators rarely encounter audible voices, much less clearly audible, intelligent communications.
Psychics who are clairaudient receive their information as sounds that aren't audible to others.
Since capturing evidence of audible voices depends so much on timing, it is rare to find evidence of those voices - although people around the world report hearing disembodied voices in haunted homes and locations fairly often.
AlarMe is able to sense the audible alarms and alert the user through vibration or visual communication.
They're two multi-directional microphones that are exposed on all sides, to make sure the audible alarm is heard no matter where it's coming from.
Many have the ability to pre-set an upper and lower limit with audible warnings both for overexerting yourself and when you need a kick in the rear to get back in the zone.
Post-rock is purely experimental by nature and generally attempts to explore the possibilities of rock-band setups to create more immersive audible textures.
Both demon lord and half-demon were bristling with power, the Dark One's growl audible long before Gabriel reached them.
At his silence, Darkyn moved closer, his dark eyes piercing and the growl in his chest audible.
The click of A'Ran hanging up was audible.
If while the air within the receiver is at atmospheric pressure the bell is set ringing continuously, the sound is very audible.
His eyes met Buffy's again, and Giles sighed at the almost audible harmony of connection.
Is the Fire Alarm easily audible above machinery noise?
At the same time a faint hissing sound became audible.
His versions take risks, but honor the originals ' forms and intentions, making audible a wide array of individual styles and voices.
The investigators moved further away from the toilet but ' Gizmo ' continued to sound audible alerts.
blarely screams consistently, delivering an audible irritation that entwines with the blaring soundtrack, assaulting the senses.
It also has an audible bleep for heart rate training zone alarm.
All this takes about 13 to 15 seconds and apart from a few audible clunks, does so fairly smoothly.
ferruginous flycatchers, but the audible Oriental Cuckoos always remained distant and out of sight.
It vents hot air maintaining case temps and also has hi and low speed settings to vary between barely audible and silent.
At low speed, the fan emits a barely audible hum.
spotted hyaenas communicate with each other by sounds - some of which are audible to humans, others are not.
inspiratory stridor is audible and she is drooling saliva.
A handy, audible minute minder is great for timing eggs or ready meals.
All patients with an audible cardiac murmur should have an echocardiogram.
murmur of disapproval is audible from anyone apart from the hardened protesters.
The pressure relief valve should open with an audible release of gas.
Polyphonic ringer tones add a powerful audible experience for alerts and ringer tones.
The accompanying police breathed audible sighs of relief at the disciplined behavior.
The unit also has an integral audible sounder which gives off a rapid tone to alert staff to the call.
She is not in any respiratory distress but a soft inspiratory stridor is audible and she is drooling saliva.
Symphony also features an audible radio tuner - using a special sliding tone that goes up or down according to the frequency.
There was a barely audible sigh: most of the battle-scarred veterans in the room have been hearing that for 20 years.
This has been achieved by employing a microphone transmitter at the sending end to vary the amplitude but not the wave-length of the emitted waves, and at the receiving end using an electrolytic receiver, which proves to be not merely a qualitative but also a quantitative instrument, to make these variations audible on a telephone.
Not but what, when the high gods are kind for a consideration, the lower deities will likewise be found addicted to such commerce; thus in India the hedge-priest and his familiar will bandy conditions in spirited dialogue audible to the multitude (cf.
When an audible emission of breath attends its production the aspirate bh is formed.
Every muscle of Telyanin's pale, terrified face began to quiver, his eyes still shifted from side to side but with a downward look not rising to Rostov's face, and his sobs were audible.
As they left the tavern in the twilight of the dawn, Rostov and Ilyin both glanced under the wet and glistening leather hood of the doctor's cart, from under the apron of which his feet were sticking out, and in the middle of which his wife's nightcap was visible and her sleepy breathing audible.
The weather was calm, and the rustle and tramp of the French troops already beginning to move to take up their positions were clearly audible.
Heave away, boys!... but despite their united efforts the wattle hardly moved, and in the silence that followed the heavy breathing of the men was audible.
Some people have even described the music as a thin, reedy sound, just audible on the evening air.
The applause of society is but faintly audible in the slums of Whitechapel or in the squalid streets of Southwark.
The roof has an unsettling audible warning, but do n't panic, you 're not doing anything wrong.
"It's him," Howie mumbled, his voice barely audible.
Past-Death's words were barely audible.
The first point to be determined was the distance from the source to which the sound remained clearly audible.
She landed with such a loud thud that I let out an audible gasp.
reedy sound, just audible on the evening air.
Yvette & Karl continue asking for visual and audible proof that someone is with them, suddenly a loud prang to a barrel.
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