a system for determining a position at sea by exploding a charge under water and measuring the time the shock waves take to reach three widely separated shore stations at known distances from each other.
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How to use sofar in a sentence
According to media reports, the poor guy is a husband helping his so-far anonymous photographer wife in an art project.Nightmares in Face Paint: Why We’ll Always Be Afraid of Clowns | Oliver Jones | October 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And she is focused on her so-far-unsuccessful quest to get a puppy from her mothers or Santa Claus or anyone who will listen.
The so-far stilted public conversation could use additional voices of expertise.
Christie's job should have been to sell a so-far-unsmitten country on Romney.More Thougts on Last Night: The Cuomo-Christie Comparison Is Meaningless | Michael Tomasky | August 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Brooke also sees a kindred spirit in Obama's so-far-thwarted efforts to reach across the aisle.
The departing sun streamed slantingly across the so-far empty stage, where a few white grass stems shivered.Menotah | Ernest G. Henham
In-so-far as it actually does serve it may claim and expect love, recognition, and support—but no further.The Making of a Country Parish | Harlow S. (Harlow Spencer) Mills
I was amused to see two French policemen rush out of a café and fire their revolvers at the so-far-away speck.The Note-Book of an Attache | Eric Fisher Wood
I ran on; it was growing late, and the Manor ever-so-far off.Johnny Ludlow. First Series | Mrs. Henry Wood
In the not-so-far-off you will be happy that you have done all for her you love.Dracula | Bram Stoker
British Dictionary definitions for sofar
a system for determining a position at sea, esp that of survivors of a disaster, by exploding a charge underwater at that point. The times taken for the shock waves to travel through the water to three widely separated shore stations are used to calculate their position
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Other Idioms and Phrases with sofar
Also, thus far. Up to this point, as in So far we haven't seen him in the crowd, or They've made very little progress on their report thus far. [c. 1300]
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