Sounder vs Siren - What's the difference?

sounder | siren |

As an adjective sounder

is (sound).

As a noun sounder

is something, or someone who makes a sound.




  • (sound)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something, or someone who makes a sound.
  • (nautical) A device for making soundings at sea.
  • An instrument used in telegraphy in place of a register, the communications being read by sound.
  • The collective noun for a group of wild boar.
  • English collective nouns

    Derived terms

    * depth sounder * echo sounder * telegraph sounder





    (wikipedia siren)

    Alternative forms

    * sirene (dated or archaic)


  • (original sense ) (Greek mythology) One of a group of nymphs who lured mariners to their death on the rocks.
  • A device, either mechanical or electronic, that makes a piercingly loud sound as an alarm or signal, or the sound from such a device.
  • A musical instrument, one of the few aerophones in the percussion section of the symphony orchestra.
  • A dangerously seductive woman.
  • A common name for salamanders of Siren and Sirenidae.
  • A common name for mammals of Sirenia .
  • Derived terms

    * siren song * sirenian * sirenic


    (en verb)
  • To make a noise with, or as if with, a siren.
  • Adjective

  • Relating to or like a siren.
  • Synonyms

    * bewitching * enchanting * enticing * sirenic




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