- 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.
Examples from the Web for sound ranging
Historical Examples of sound ranging
Recently sound-ranging instruments have been produced by means of which the position of a gun can be determined.
Sound-ranging and aerial photography had reached a high development, and few of our batteries went undiscovered.
The development and the production of searchlights and sound-ranging apparatus remained in the hands of the Engineer Corps.
In this country we had two experimental stations for the development of sound-ranging apparatus.
- 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