Origin of sonar
Examples from the Web for sonar
Contemporary Examples of sonar
Before that, in December 2011, it won a $691 million U.S. Navy subcontract for “combat and sonar systems” for submarines.Assad Supplier Finmeccanica Did Business With the Pentagon
July 9, 2012
He was talking about the sonar beacon linked to the black box of Air France Flight 447.The Myth of the Black Box
June 7, 2009
Historical Examples of sonar
The sonar equipment showed what kind of rock it was—iron and basalt.The Minus Woman
Russell Robert Winterbotham
But what good would it do anyone to stick a sonar device on an island like this?
For instance, there must have been a sonar unit near where we swam at St. Thomas.
The boys were familiar with sonar because of the Spindrift work on the Submobile.
He adjusted the sonar pickups, turned the amplifier to maximum, and listened intently.Way of a Rebel
Walter M. Miller
Word Origin for sonar
apparatus for detection underwater, 1946, from first letters of "sound navigation ranging," on pattern of radar.