Recent Examples of ultrasonic from the Web
The C_Two is equipped with eight cameras, lidar, six radars, and 12 ultrasonic sensors.
One female athlete said she wasn’t allowed to get her knee injury checked out with an ultrasonic machine that doctors used to treat male athletes.
Safety features include front and rear automatic braking, which uses radar and ultrasonic sensors to help avoid low-speed collisions; as well as GM’s Safety Alert Seat, which vibrates under the driver to warn about potential crash threats.
The gizmo, which looks like an oversize cup holder, relies on both radio frequency and ultrasonic technology to determine whether a liquid is a threat.
Smaller machines sold as ultrasonic sound generators, or cannons that emit sonic blasts, are advertised on the internet as devices to scare away pesky wildlife.
Safety features include front and rear automatic braking, which uses radar and ultrasonic sensors to help avoid low-speed collisions; as well as GM's Safety Alert Seat, which vibrates under the driver to warn about potential crash threats.
The Ram 1500 also has a lane departure warning alert and parking assist that uses ultrasonic sensors to help the driver perform technical maneuvers.
Worst of all: apps that use ultrasonic data to profile you.
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Did You Know?
Ultrasound, or ultrasonography, works on the principle that sound is reflected at different speeds by tissues or substances of different densities. Ultrasound technology has been used medically since the 1940s. Sonograms, the pictures produced by ultrasound, can reveal heart defects, tumors, and gallstones; since low-power ultrasonic waves don't present any risks to a body, they're most often used to display fetuses during pregnancy in order to make sure they're healthy. Ultrasonics has many other uses, including underwater sonar sensing. High-power ultrasonics are so intense that they're actually used for drilling and welding.
First Known Use of ultrasonic
ULTRASONIC Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of ultrasonic
- removal of tartar with an ultrasonic scaler
ultrasonicallyplay \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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