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Synonyms for sounding board

a person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability

(music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument

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But while most CEOs use a wide variety of sounding boards, 80pc of those with more than 10 years' experience only draw on board and executive team members, something the report author believes is far from ideal.
Ms Dickenson said each sounding board offered a process of `check and balance', providing a different perspective, reality check or a critical appraisal of an idea or course of action.
He initiated NIEHS-sponsored town meetings throughout the nation that have been public sounding boards focusing on regional environmental health concerns as well as health effects specific to minorities and those of lower socioeconomic status that are caused by exposure to environmental pollutants.