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- n. 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
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Establishment (ASEE), where he was involved with the development of asdic, an early form of sonar, and then for the Admiralty Signals Establishment (ASE).
I mean I'm also thinking of Japanese and I guess, Idaho and so on from a manual differentiation there, but in so called normal times, if they exist, is there a flow of chassis for asdic or is it fairly steady?