Associations to the word «Sonar»
SONAR, noun. (nautical) echolocation
SONAR, noun. (nautical) A device that uses hydrophones (in the same manner as radar) to locate objects underwater.
SONAR, noun. Abbreviation of sound navigation and ranging.
SONAR, 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; "sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging"; "asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee".
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