sounding line

noun

Definition of sounding line

: a line or wire weighted at one end for sounding

First Known Use of sounding line

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Sounding line.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sounding%20line. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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