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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

A system using transmitted and reflected underwater sound waves to detect and locate submerged objects or measure the distance to the floor of a body of water.

An apparatus, as one in a submarine, using sonar.


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After WWI the Allied Submarine Detection Investigation Committee developed this to detect subs
Also used in commercial fishing, it's known as echolocation in bats
Many military & commercial boats are now equipped with this device
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a diagram of a ship & a submarine on the monitor.) To hide a warship's engine noises, Prairie/Masker technology on the ship creates waves of bubbles, an effective tactic for outwitting the passive type of this detection device
As a Navy submarine officer, you may operate this, the sub's main method of detecting other undersea objects
Sound navigation& ranging is the full name for this device that bounces radio waves underwater
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reporting in a submarine) Submarines detect enemy vessels with this system that uses devices called hydrophones
A "side scan" type of this helps the museum locate old shipwrecks; sound waves are emitted & bounce back with results
Geographic Matches
Sonar, Dhaka, BANGLADESH
Sonar, Papua, INDONESIA
Sonar description
Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water, such as other vessels. Two types of technology share the name "sonar": passive sonar is essentially listening for the sound made by vessels; active sonar is emitting pulses of sounds and listening for echoes. Sonar may be used as a means of acoustic location and of measurement of the echo characteristics of "targets" in the water. Acoustic location in air was used before the introduction of radar. Sonar may also be used in air for robot navigation, and SODAR (an upward looking in-air sonar) is used for atmospheric investigations. The term sonar is also used for the equipment used to generate and receive the sound. The acoustic frequencies used in sonar systems vary from very low (infrasonic) to extremely high (ultrasonic). The study of underwater so
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