Recent Examples of ultrasonic from the Web
In it, the federal science institute creates a weapon of mass destruction which deploys ultrasonic waves.
Tesla is currently fusing data from optical cameras, a forward-looking radar, and ultrasonic sensors to give its cars situational awareness of the environment around them.
Each Model 3 comes equipped with eight cameras, a radar unit and 12 ultrasonic sensors.
The company upgraded the hardware suite of its full line-up of cars to eight surround cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, a forward radar, and a massively powerful new computer.
The new ultrasonic fingerprint scanners unveiled by Qualcomm this week work under displays, glass and metal.
Qualcomm’s suite of fingerprint scanning technology, which taps ultrasonic scanning techniques, was demonstrated in a prototype device Wednesday at a mobile industry trade show in Shanghai.
New sensors, which Qualcomm unveiled on Wednesday, have an ultrasonic scanner that can read fingerprints through water, a device's screen, and even thin layers of aluminum.
The cosmetic procedure used fat-dissolving, ultrasonic liposuction equipment and other surgical instruments.
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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
Definition of ultrasonic for English Language Learners
—used to describe sounds that are too high for humans to hear
medical Definition of ultrasonic
- removal of tartar with an ultrasonic scaler
ultrasonicallyplay \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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