from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

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  • noun locating a source of sound (as an enemy gun) by measurements of the time the sound arrives at microphones in known positions


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