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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A device for measuring depth of water by sending pressure waves down from the surface and recording the time until the echo returns from the bottom.

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  • n. A sonar device used for echo sounding

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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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