echo sounder


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echo sounder

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A device for measuring depth of water by sending pressure waves down from the surface and recording the time until the echo returns from the bottom.

echo sounder

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(General Physics) a navigation and position-finding device that determines depth by measuring the time taken for a pulse of high-frequency sound to reach the sea bed or a submerged object and for the echo to return
echo sounding n
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Noun1.echo sounder - 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 returnecho sounder - 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 an acronym for sound navigation ranging"; "asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee"
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
navigational instrument - an instrument used for navigating
pinger - a pulse generator used for echo sounding in sonar
pulse generator - a generator of single or multiple voltage pulses; usually adjustable for pulse rate
pigboat, submarine, U-boat, sub - a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
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