sofar

noun

so·​far ˈsō-ˌfär How to pronounce sofar (audio)
: a system for locating an underwater explosion at sea by triangulation

Word History

Etymology

sound fixing and ranging

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sofar was in 1946

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Cite this Entry

“Sofar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sofar. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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