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Sonar   /sˈoʊnɑr/   Listen
Sonar

noun
1.
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.  Synonyms: asdic, echo sounder.  "Asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee"






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Words linked to "Sonar" :   measuring system, echo sounder, navigational instrument, U-boat, submarine, pulse generator, pinger, sub, pigboat, measuring instrument, asdic, measuring device



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