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sonde

 (sŏnd)
n.
Any of various instruments, such as a radiosonde, used for measuring or testing physical conditions.

[French sonde, sounding line, probe, Old French, sounding line, from Old English sund(rāp), sounding (line), from sund, sea.]

sonde

(sɒnd)
n
(Physical Geography) a rocket, balloon, or probe used for observing in the upper atmosphere
[C20: from French: plummet, plumb line; see sound3]

sonde

(sɒnd)

n.
a rocket or balloon used as a probe for observation of atmospheric phenomena.
[1920–25; < French: plumb line; see sound3]
Translations

sonde

n (Tech) → Sonde f
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