inaudible


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impossible to hear

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"Professor Challenger--personal--views-- later," were the solid peaks above his clouds of inaudible mutter.
When inside he speaks in so low a voice as to be perfectly inaudible, and has to say it all over again.
He had got his teeth in the pillow so that his sobbing should be inaudible. He was not crying for the pain they had caused him, nor for the humiliation he had suffered when they looked at his foot, but with rage at himself because, unable to stand the torture, he had put out his foot of his own accord.
The incessant and tumultuous hum of the distant traffic seemed, as she stood there, to represent the thick texture of her life, for her life was so hemmed in with the progress of other lives that the sound of its own advance was inaudible. People like Ralph and Mary, she thought, had it all their own way, and an empty space before them, and, as she envied them, she cast her mind out to imagine an empty land where all this petty intercourse of men and women, this life made up of the dense crossings and entanglements of men and women, had no existence whatever.
She went towards him with inaudible steps, and thought that his face looked strangely motionless; but the next moment the movement of the flame communicating itself to all objects made her uncertain.
"I won't ask you--again." The last word was so low it was almost inaudible; but Pollyanna heard.
Bumble's discourse, Oliver, just hearing enough to know that some allusion was being made to his mother, recommenced kicking, with a violence that rendered every other sound inaudible. Sowerberry returned at this juncture.
Among these was Kit's mother, who, finding it matter of extreme difficulty to keep her eyes open after the fatigues of last night, and feeling their inclination to close strongly backed and seconded by the arguments of the preacher, had yielded to the drowsiness that overpowered her, and fallen asleep; though not so soundly but that she could, from time to time, utter a slight and almost inaudible groan, as if in recognition of the orator's doctrines.
The young professor had been toiling over it for three years and it had constantly baffled him, until, on this hot afternoon in June, 1875, he heard an almost inaudible sound--a faint TWANG--come from the machine itself.
To other men that exceedingly faint sound would have been as inaudible as silence itself; but to Bell it was a thunder-clap.
His companions were not long in comprehending his wishes, and laying aside their firearms, they parted, taking opposite sides of the path, and burying themselves in the thicket, with such cautious movements, that their steps were inaudible.
Yet as the audience was allowed to observe only from behind a barricade far from the stage, the content of the performance was inaudible. (At Tate Britain last June, hobbypopMUSEUM staged The Melody of Destiny, which likewise strategically segregated artists and audience--this time fencing off the public with a long, pleated-paper painting.) As in the painted backdrops, pure visuality won out over information or exchange.
During the conversation, parts of which were inaudible, Carr says: "I don't understand why this had to happen."
It detects inaudible codes embedded in shows' audio tracks.
The piece's major flaw, in fact, was the inaudible and indecipherable text--in nearly every case--lessening considerably its theatrical impact.