sound ranging

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noun

a method for determining the distance between a point and the position of a sound source by measuring the time lapse between the origin of the sound and its arrival at the point.

Nearby words

  1. sound mixer,
  2. sound motion picture,
  3. sound off,
  4. sound out,
  5. sound pressure,
  6. sound recordist,
  7. sound shift,
  8. sound spectrogram,
  9. sound spectrograph,
  10. sound stage

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sound ranging

noun

the determination of the location of a source of sound waves by measuring the time lapse between their transmission and their reception at microphones situated at three or more known positions
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