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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of echolocate.
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Nigel picks up warbling radio bursts as it echolocates itself, endlessly sending its "name" and receiving back the reflected and scrambled world-picture painted by the same "name" - the canyon, the metallic scratchings, the superconductor sheets, the sky above which is a blank except for a low mutter from Ra.
Some species have wing spans up to five feet, eat fruit, and with one exception among their 173 species, do not echolocate (the Egyptian fruit bat Rousettus egyptiacus, is the only megabat that echolocates).