noun Date: 1957 a device for producing pulses of sound (as for marking an underwater site or detecting an underwater object)

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  • Pinger — sind akustische Signalgeber, die in der Fischerei dazu eingesetzt werden, um Schweinswale und andere Kleinwale von den Netzen fernzuhalten. Die Wale geraten als Beifang in die Netze und ersticken darin. Mit Pingern kann man dies verhindern. Als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • pinger — (izg. pìndžer) m DEFINICIJA tehn. mali podvodni automatski davač ultrazvučnih signala, služi za označivanje potonulog objekta, pozicije ronioca i sl. ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Pinger — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Pinger », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Les pingers sont des objets manufacturés… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pinger — noun a) A device that emits a short, high pitched sound bust (i.e. goes, ping! ) such as in sonar or other echo location systems. We couldnt take the boat into the shallows near the reef because our sonar pinger was broken. b) A device that… …   Wiktionary

  • pinger — a sound emitting device. Attached to static nets to discourage dolphins and porpoises from their vicinity so that the mammals do not become entangled. Also called acoustic device …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pinger — ping·er (pĭngʹər) n. A device used underwater to produce pulses of sound, as for an echo sounder. * * * …   Universalium

  • pinger — (entrée créée par le supplément) (pin jé) v. a. Dans l Aunis, remplir d eau, en parlant d un marais salant, Gloss. aunisien, 1870, p. 136 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • pinger — /ˈpɪŋə/ (say pinguh) noun 1. a bell, as on a timer. 2. Colloquial an ecstasy pill. 3. Colloquial a person who takes ecstasy …   Australian English dictionary

  • pinger — n. 1 a device that transmits pings at short intervals for purposes of detection or measurement etc. 2 a device to ring a bell …   Useful english dictionary

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