sofar
noun Etymology: sound fixing and ranging Date: 1946 a system for locating an underwater explosion at sea by triangulation

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  • sofar — ☆ sofar [sō′fär΄ ] n. [< so(und) f(ixing) a(nd) r(anging)] system for locating the site of an underwater explosion by calculations of the time the sound vibrations take to reach several shore stations …   English World dictionary

  • SOFAR — sound fixing and ranging …   Military dictionary

  • sofar — /soh fahr/, n. a system for determining a position at sea by exploding a charge under water and measuring the time the shock waves take to reach three widely separated shore stations at known distances from each other. [1945 50; so(und) f(ixing)… …   Universalium

  • sofar — noun A system for determining the position of survivors lost at sea …   Wiktionary

  • SOFAR — Sound Fixing And Ranging (Academic & Science » Ocean Science) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • SOFAR — SOund Fixing And Ranging ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) …   Acronyms

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