Fathometer
trademark — used for a sonic depth finder

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fathometer — ☆ Fathometer [fa thäm′ət ər ] trademark for a type of echo sounder n. [f ] such a device …   English World dictionary

  • fathometer — noun A depth finder that uses sound waves to determine the depth of water. A Fathometer is just a vertical echo ranger; its pings would sound the same and could drive a submarine out of position just as effectively as horizontal echo ranging and… …   Wiktionary

  • fathometer — 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

  • fathometer — 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

  • Fathometer — /fa dhom i teuhr/, Trademark. a brand of sonic depth finder. * * *       trade name for a type of sonic depth finder (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • fathometer —    A water depth measuring device [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • fathometer — instrument for measuring underwater depth using sound Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • fathometer — n. instrument for measuring underwater depth using sound, sonic depth finder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fathometer — Fa·thom·e·ter …   English syllables

  • fathometer — /fəˈðɒmətə/ (say fuh dhomuhtuh) noun an instrument for ascertaining depth of water by measuring the time taken for a sound to reach the seabed and for its echo to return. {fatho(m) + meter1} …   Australian English dictionary

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