noun \ˈsänd\

Definition of SONDE

:  any of various devices for testing physical conditions (as at high altitudes, below the earth's surface, or inside the body)

Origin of SONDE

French, literally, sounding line — more at sound
First Known Use: 1901

Rhymes with SONDE


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