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sonar

Definition:
A method or system, analogous to radar used under water, in which high frequency sound waves are emitted so as to be reflected back from objects, and used to detect the objects of interest. Called ASDIC by the British. (From SOund, NAvigation, and Ranging).
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • sound navigation and ranging
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/332136
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RDF/XMLCreated 2019-07-09, last modified 2019-11-25