sofar

noun
so·​far | \ ˈsō-ˌfär How to pronounce sofar (audio) \

Definition of sofar

: a system for locating an underwater explosion at sea by triangulation

First Known Use of sofar

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sofar

sound fixing and ranging

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“Sofar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sofar. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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