- soundproofs, soundproofing, soundproofed1) ADJ A soundproof room, door, or window is designed to prevent all sound from getting in or out.
The studio isn't soundproof.2) VERB If you soundproof a room, you line it with special materials to stop all sound from getting in or out.
[V n] We've soundproofed our home studio...
[V-ed] The dog was placed in a soundproofed room.Derived words:soundproofing N-UNCOUNT
We did make a mistake in not having enough soundproofing upstairs.
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soundproof — soundproof·er; soundproof·ing; soundproof; … English syllables
soundproof — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ preventing the passage of sound. ► VERB ▪ make soundproof … English terms dictionary
soundproof — [sound′pro͞of΄] adj. that keeps sound from coming through vt. to make soundproof … English World dictionary
soundproof — [adj] silent hushed, insulated, noiseless, quiet, soundless; concept 594 … New thesaurus
soundproof — I UK [ˈsaʊndˌpruːf] / US [ˈsaʊndˌpruf] adjective designed to stop sound from entering or leaving a soundproof barrier soundproof glass II UK [ˈsaʊndˌpruːf] / US [ˈsaʊndˌpruf] verb [transitive] Word forms soundproof : present tense I/you/we/they… … English dictionary
soundproof — sound|proof1 [ saund,pruf ] adjective designed to stop sound from entering or leaving: a soundproof barrier soundproof glass soundproof sound|proof 2 [ saund,pruf ] verb transitive to make a room or other space soundproof: a soundproofed… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
soundproof — sound|proof1 [ˈsaundpru:f] adj a soundproof wall, room etc is one that sound cannot pass through or into soundproof 2 soundproof2 v [T] to make something soundproof … Dictionary of contemporary English
soundproof — 1 adjective a soundproof wall, room etc is one that sound cannot pass through or into 2 verb (T) to make something soundproof … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
soundproof — soundproofing, n. /sownd proohf /, adj. 1. impervious to sound. v.t. 2. to cause to be soundproof. [1875 80; SOUND1 + PROOF] * * * … Universalium
soundproof — 1. adjective Describing something that does not allow sound through. The contestant was placed in a soundproof booth so he could not receive help from the audience. 2. verb To make resistant to transmitting sound. We soundproofed the room so we… … Wiktionary