ultrasonics

plural noun
ul·​tra·​son·​ics | \ ˌəl-trə-ˈsä-niks How to pronounce ultrasonics (audio) \

Definition of ultrasonics

1 : ultrasonic vibrations or compressional waves
2 singular in construction : the study of ultrasonic vibrations and their associated phenomena
3 : ultrasonic devices

Examples of ultrasonics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The full suite of sensors Volvo has presented include cameras, ultrasonics, LiDARs and radars. James Morris, Forbes, 3 July 2021

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First Known Use of ultrasonics

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ultrasonics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrasonics. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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ultrasonics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
ul·​tra·​son·​ics | \ ˌəl-trə-ˈsän-iks How to pronounce ultrasonics (audio) \

Medical Definition of ultrasonics

1 : the science or technology of ultrasonic phenomena

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