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[soh-nahr-muh n]
noun, plural so·nar·men. U.S. Navy.
  1. a petty officer who operates and maintains sonar.
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Origin of sonarman

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  • The sonarman bent to his scope and Hank listened intently over the hydrophones.

    Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung

    Victor Appleton