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Oxford dictionary definition of the word sounding:
1 [mass noun] the action of measuring the depth of a body of water.
a measurement taken by sounding.
the determination of any physical property at a depth in the sea or at a height in the atmosphere.
(soundings) archaic the area of sea close to the shore which is shallow enough for the bottom to be reached by means of a sounding line.
2 (soundings) information or evidence ascertained as a preliminary step before taking action:
he took soundings about the possibility of moving offices