asdic

[ az-dik ]
/ ˈæz dɪk /

noun British.


Nearby words

  1. ascu,
  2. asculum,
  3. ascus,
  4. asd,
  5. asde,
  6. ase,
  7. asea,
  8. asean,
  9. aseismic,
  10. aseity

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

/ (ˈæzdɪk) /

noun

an early form of sonar

Word Origin for asdic

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

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