sounds in

sounds in

adj. referring to the underlying legal basis for a lawsuit or one of several causes of action in a suit, such as contract or tort (civil wrong). The phraseology might be: "Plaintiff's first cause of action against Defendant sounds in tort, and his second cause of action sounds in contract."

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Tao's advanced modular synthesizer allows some or all of the sounds in a piece of MIDI content to be represented by a simple, compact, purely textual description using industry-standard XML network descriptions; a technique termed as "Vector Audio".