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asdic

[az-dik]
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noun British.
  1. sonar.
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Origin of asdic

1935–40; A(nti-)S(ubmarine) D(etection) I(nvestigation) C(ommittee)
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British Dictionary definitions for asdic

asdic

noun
  1. an early form of sonar
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Word Origin

C20: from A (nti-) S (ubmarine) D (etection) I (nvestigation) C (ommittee)
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