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Meaning of SONAR

Pronunciation:  'sownâr

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return (sonar is SOund NAvigation Ranging; asdic is Anti-Submarine Detection Investigation Committee)
 

SONAR is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: asdic, echo sounder
 
 See Also: measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, navigational instrument, pigboat, pinger, pulse generator, sub, submarine, U-boat

 

 

 

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