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sound man

or soundman

a technician who produces sound effects.
a technician responsible for the quality of sound that is broadcast or recorded.
Theater. a technician responsible for the proper placement of microphones, achieving the desired volume and balance of sound from various sources, and eliminating any distortion caused by amplification. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But her ought to a' had a sound man on the road—a man with a horse well seasoned, and a substantial cart—her ought.

    Cripps, the Carrier R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
  • If you call him a sound philosopher, you may call a mummy a sound man.

    Imaginary Conversations and Poems Walter Savage Landor
  • A sound man can do a great deal of concentrated work in three and a half hours.

    The Jewish State Theodor Herzl
  • I could walk, with the aid of crutches, but had no hope of ever being a sound man again.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • My own impression is that he was—or is—rather a strong and sound man.

    The Vanishing Man R. Austin Freeman
  • Then they exchanged him to us, and got a sound man in his place!

    Daring and Suffering: William Pittenger
  • No sooner was this done, than Meliot sprang to his feet a whole and sound man, while his heart throbbed with joy and gratefulness.

  • If the sickness does increase he won't have a sound man left by the 21st.

  • He is a sound man, and has no son, and should one be born to him, his will be the greatest heritage within three shires.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • No, Holland is a sound man, and his opinion would weigh with any judge.

    A Duet Arthur Conan Doyle

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