What does the word sounding mean?

Usage examples for sounding

  1. She rose, walked into the kitchen, her footsteps sounding in her ears like her mother's. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  2. And every wind that blew its thundering message over the huge sounding- board of the million, shaking trees conveyed the purpose that it had. – The Man Whom the Trees Loved by Algernon Blackwood
  3. " Is it meet," said he, " This creature's name should one so sounding be - 'Tis but a fly, though first- born of the spring, Bombylius Majus, dost thou call the thing?" – Scenes and Characters by Charlotte M. Yonge