Definitions

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

  • n. The acoustics of ultrasonic sound.
  • n. The science and technology that deals with the study and application of ultrasound.

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  • n. the science and technology of ultrasound

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Examples

  • Most traditional nondestructive tools used in the pipeline industry (such as ultrasonics and magnetic flux leakage) are used for determination of cracks, corrosion or other flaws that have already occurred.

    Reliable Plant Magazine

  • (such as ultrasonics and magnetic flux leakage) are used for determination of cracks, corrosion or other flaws that have already occurred.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • There are a number of systems based on ultrasonics to detect pregnancy in a cow.

    Virtual Cow Butt

  • The experiment lasted three months and since then, while two of his students have implanted magnets into their fingertips to play around with ultrasonics, Warwick has remained resolutely human.

    50 years of cyborgs

  • I may check out ultrasonics, though I can hear a higher range than most humans.

    Making Light: Like an ice storm, only with more volume

  • On summer evenings, when the little ultrasonic things that keep bugs and mice out of the house are turned on, if the windows are going to be open, turn the ultrasonics off.

    Note to self: about the batsā€¦ | Diane Duane's weblog: "Out of Ambit"

  • The monsters retreat when Ted triggers ultrasonics and ultraviolet lights.

    01/01/2006 - 01/08/2006

  • So, the same week I sign up for the STEIM junXionbox beta program, I discover the MIDITron, that seems to do for MIDI what the junXionbox does for CV/ultrasonics, and is not in beta.

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  • The ultrasonics must act as a biological trigger, waking others of its pod.

    Ice Hunt

  • The technology of diagnostic ultrasonics has been introduced in all of the countries 'main hospitals.

    NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE STUDENTS

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