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What is the difference between strait and sound?

strait | sound |


In context|geography|lang=en terms the difference between strait and sound

is that strait is (geography) a narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water while sound is (geography) a long narrow inlet, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean.

As adjectives the difference between strait and sound

is that strait is (archaic) narrow; restricted as to space or room; close while sound is healthy.

As nouns the difference between strait and sound

is that strait is (geography) a narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water while sound is a sensation perceived by the ear caused by the vibration of air or some other medium or sound can be (geography) a long narrow inlet, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean or sound can be a long, thin probe for body cavities or canals such as the urethra or sound can be the air bladder of a fish.

As verbs the difference between strait and sound

is that strait is (obsolete) to put to difficulties while sound is to produce a sound or sound can be dive downwards, used of a whale.

As adverbs the difference between strait and sound

is that strait is (obsolete) strictly; rigorously while sound is soundly.

As a interjection sound is

(british|slang) yes; used to show agreement or understanding, generally without much enthusiasm.

What is the difference between strait and the?

strait | the |


As adverbs the difference between strait and the

is that strait is {{context|obsolete|lang=en}} strictly; rigorously while the is with a comparative or more and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.

As a adjective strait

is {{context|archaic|lang=en}} narrow; restricted as to space or room; close.

As a noun strait

is {{context|geography|lang=en}} a narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water.

As a verb strait

is {{context|obsolete|lang=en}} to put to difficulties.

As a article the is

{{non-gloss definition|definite]] [[w:grammatical article|grammatical article]] that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely [[specify|specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already completely specified}} {{defdate|from 10th c}}.

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