Definition of Sonic depth finder
1. Noun. Depth finder for determining depth of water or a submerged object by means of ultrasound waves.
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Literary usage of Sonic depth finder
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1. The Bulletin of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia by Geographical Society of Philadelphia (1922)
"Other new- vessels of the navy are being equipped with the sonic depth finder and when sent out on their trial cruises will make soundings in many widely ..."
2. The Cosmic Inventor: Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (1866-1932) by Frederick Seitz (1999)
"sonic depth finder. Wireless compass. Liberty Motor. Submarine detector. Airplane wood-dryer. Wireless transmission of pictures. ..."
3. Report by United States Bureau of the Budget (1922)
"With the sonic depth finder a vessel surveying in depths of over 100 fathoms which at present is the minimum depth in which this apparatus can be used, ..."