He won't talk about the nightmares; at least to me, but the shrink must be a sounding board.
One of the electrodes was attached to a sounding board capable of being vibrated by sound-waves and the other was held either by springs or weights in delicate contact with it.
When the sounding board was spoken to or subjected to sound-waves, the mechanical resistance of the loose electrode, due to its weight, or the spring, or both, served to vary the pressure at the contact, and this gave to the current a form corresponding to the sound-waves, and it was therefore capable of being used as a speaking-telephone transmitter.'
This was the society to which Luther spoke, and its discontent was the sounding board which made his words reverberate."
The choir-stalls and screen (1510) are finely carved, and of further interest are the ancient pulpit sounding-board (1432), some old stained glass, and the small models of ships, copies dating from 1638 of yet earlier models originally presented by the Dutch-Swedish Trading Company.
The position of the sounding board above the stage is apparent.
Sometimes a sounding-board over the head of a speaker improves the hearing probably by preventing echo from a smooth wall behind him.
He won't about the nightmares; at least to me, but the shrink must be a sounding board.
Having played the patient sounding board to the Council members for thousands of years, Andre was adept at discretion.
Even if you are stressed, don't use your child as a sounding board.
On a day to day basis, the RA is available as a resource and sounding board for residents of a floor.
Obviously, once you've become best friends and partners, it's your pleasure and even prerogative to be there for each other in all moods and to be a sympathetic ear and a sounding board.
If you have a professional editor that you already work with, you're probably all set here; but if you don't, your sounding board does not need to be a professional.
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