sound ranging


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sound ranging

n.
A method for locating a source of sound, such as an enemy gun, by measuring the travel time of the sound wave to microphones at known positions.

sound ranging

n
(Navigation) the determination of the location of a source of sound waves by measuring the time lapse between their transmission and their reception at microphones situated at three or more known positions
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Noun1.sound ranging - locating a source of sound (as an enemy gun) by measurements of the time the sound arrives at microphones in known positions
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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