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side–scan sonar

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noun \-ˌskan-\

Definition of side–scan sonar

  1. :  a sonar that scans the ocean floor to the side of a ship's track and is used especially for mapping the ocean bottom



1967

First Known Use of side–scan sonar

1967

Rhymes with side–scan sonar

binary star, budgerigar, conservatoire, Doppler radar, goût de terroir, Hubli-Dharwar, juniper tar, kala-azar, Kathiawar, Madagascar, multiple star, proseminar, radio car, radio star, Viña del Mar


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