Examples of sonar in a Sentence
They detected the submarine by using sonar.
Recent Examples of sonar from the Web
Clarkson, like Adams, barely raises her voice above a whisper, but Adora’s power vibrates through the atmosphere like sonar.
Another islander ventured to the spot and scanned the bottom with sonar.
The wrecks, 240 yards apart in 750 feet of water, had previously been viewed only by the sonar that located them in 2014.
Members of the Loveland-Symmes Fire Department, ODNR, and the sheriff's office searched the river with sonar and the riverbank but didn't find the missing swimmer, according to Loveland-Symmes Fire Chief Otto Huber.
Unexpected stressors like sonar are thought to be the main culprit, shocking the animals into speeding toward the surface, causing them to decompress their lungs too quickly.
The book argues two wing flaps found on islands off Africa point to the pilot performing a controlled ditching outside the area scoured by sonar.
The effort Thursday would have dive crews from Elgin and Streamwood fire departments, with Carpentersville and Elk Grove Village providing sonar again and a team from Des Plaines bring robotic search equipment, Schmidt said.
The Baltimore County Fire Department’s dive team arrived at the scene with sonar equipment to locate the missing swimmer, a spokesman said.
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SONAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sonar for English Language Learners
: a device used for finding things that are underwater by using sound waves
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