from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One in charge of recording, transmitting, or amplifying sound or of producing sound effects, as for a television or radio broadcast.
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- n. A technician who works with the sound recording and sound effects for films and television.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a technician in charge of amplifying sound or producing sound effects (as for a TV or radio broadcast)
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I called the soundman and field producer who survived Jonestown.
And Ben Kape, our 'soundman' habitually makes silk purses out of sows' ears.
In the room outside the chamber, where the soundman sat giving me cues through a headset, a restorer also sat peering at a screen and guiding a cursor with a mouse, diligently erasing celluloid scratches and blots, frame by digital frame, from the bare bodies of hippies cavorting in a mud puddle.
Going to sea like generations of Portuguese before him, documentarian Gonçalo Tocha and his soundman venture to the rugged, remote island population: 440 with the aim of filming every living thing that exists there.
Operating the camera himself and usually accompanied by a lone soundman, Mr. Levy shot 240 hours of footage.
Former WKYC reporter Fred DeBrine and soundman Joe Butano have said they heard a Kent State police detective open the cylinder of Norman's gun and say: "Oh my God, he fired four times."
We used to play it before we went on, and the soundman got people coming up to him begging him to turn it off.
It also saw the band returning to veteran Atlantic Records producer Tom Dowd to look after production, and former Skynyrd soundman Kevin Elson as Engineer.
Dave—who remains our soundman genius today—set us up at the LMU sound studio.
“She could make you richer than your wildest dreams,”the soundman said.