echo sounder
noun Date: 1927 an instrument for determining the depth of a body of water or of an object below the surface by sound waves

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • echo sounder — ► NOUN ▪ a device for determining the depth of the seabed or detecting objects in water by measuring the time taken for echoes to return to the listener …   English terms dictionary

  • echo sounder — noun 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 sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection …   Useful english dictionary

  • echo sounder — echolotas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Elektronavigacinis įtaisas jūros gyliui matuoti ultragarso bangomis. atitikmenys: angl. echo sounder; fathometer vok. Echolot, m rus. эхолот, m pranc. échomètre, m; écho… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • echo sounder — echolotas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. echo sounder; fathometer vok. Echolot, n rus. эхолот, m pranc. écho sondeur, m; fathomètre, m; sondeur par écho sonore, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • echo sounder — aidamatis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. echo sounder; reverberometer vok. Echomesser, m; Nachhallmeßgerät, n; Reverberationsmeter, n rus. реверберометр, m; эхоизмеритель, m; эхомер, m pranc. échomètre, m; réverbéromètre, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • echo-sounder — echˈo sounder noun The device used in echo sounding • • • Main Entry: ↑echo …   Useful english dictionary

  • echo sounder — noun a device for determining the depth of the seabed or detecting objects in water by measuring the time taken for echoes to return to the listener. Derivatives echo sounding noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • echo sounder — /ˈɛkoʊ saʊndə/ (say ekoh sownduh) noun a device for measuring the depth of water below a ship by observing the time taken for a pulse of soundwaves to reach the seabed and for its echo to return; sonar …   Australian English dictionary

  • echo sounder — a sonar device that sends a signal to the bottom of a body of water and back. Used to detect fish schools and to map the bottom as an image is displayed on a screen. Used in angling, it is also called a fish finder …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • echo-sounder — instrument for determining the depth of water or of an object below the surface by means of sound waves …   English contemporary dictionary

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