HyperDic: asdic

English > 1 sense of the word asdic:
NOUNartifactasdic, sonar, echo soundera 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
English > asdic: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Example "asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee"
Synonymssonar, echo sounder
Part ofsubmarine, pigboat, sub, U-boatA submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
PartspingerA pulse generator used for echo sounding in sonar
pulse generatorA generator of single or multiple voltage pulses
Broadermeasuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
navigational instrumentAn instrument used for navigating
Spanishsonar, sónar
Catalansonar

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