acoustic mine
A mine with an acoustic circuit which responds to the acoustic field of a ship or sweep. See also mine.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • acoustic mine — a naval mine designed to be exploded by the vibration of the propeller of a passing ship or by the sound of water along the hull. Also called sonic mine. Cf. contact mine, magnetic mine. [1940 45] * * * acoustic mine, a mine that has a small… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acoustic mine — akustinė mina statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Jūrų mina, turinti akustinį sprogdiklį ir sprogstanti nuo sprogdinamo objekto keliamo triukšmo. atitikmenys: angl. acoustic mine; listening mine; sonic mine; sound mine rus. aкустическая мина …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • acoustic mine — akustinė mina statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Mina su akustine grandine, reaguojanti į laivo ar tralerio akustinį lauką. atitikmenys: angl. acoustic mine pranc. mine acoustique …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • acoustic mine — mine that reacts to the sound of nearby ships and submarines …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acoustic mine — a naval mine designed to be exploded by the vibration of the propeller of a passing ship or by the sound of water along the hull. Also called sonic mine. Cf. contact mine, magnetic mine. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • acoustic mine — /əˌkustɪk ˈmaɪn/ (say uh.koohstik muyn) noun a mine designed to be exploded by vibration, as by that from the propeller of a passing ship …   Australian English dictionary

  • mine acoustique — akustinė mina statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Mina su akustine grandine, reaguojanti į laivo ar tralerio akustinį lauką. atitikmenys: angl. acoustic mine pranc. mine acoustique …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • Acoustic signature — is used to describe a combination of acoustic emissions of ships and submarines. Contributing factorsThe acoustic signature is made up of a number of individual elements. These include:*Machinery noise: noise generated by a ships engines,… …   Wikipedia

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