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See definition of sonar on Dictionary.com
  • as infinder
  • as inradar

synonyms for sonar

  • bombsight
  • gunsight
  • periscope
  • radar
  • sight
  • viewfinder
  • homing device
  • telescopic sight

antonyms for sonar

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    How to use sonar in a sentence

    As the philosopher Thomas Nagel noted, it must “be like” something to be a bat, but what that is we cannot even imagine—because we cannot imagine what it would be like to observe the world through a kind of sonar.
    WHAT WOULD IT BE LIKE TO BE A CONSCIOUS AI? WE MIGHT NEVER KNOW.WILL DOUGLAS HEAVENAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    It’s similar to how a bat uses sonar to “see” its surroundings.
    RHINOS, CAMELS AND BONE-CRUSHING DOGS ONCE ROAMED NEBRASKAALISON PEARCE STEVENSMAY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    That was the only way to explain the thermocline, a zone of rapidly decreasing temperature that separates warm surface waters from the frigid deep ocean, which affected naval sonar.
    A NEW BOOK EXPLORES HOW MILITARY FUNDING SHAPED THE SCIENCE OF OCEANOGRAPHYALKA TRIPATHY-LANGAPRIL 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    The scientific goals of the expeditions are always secondary, although splurging for the sonar mapping system turns out to be key in verifying their world-record-holding status.
    A JOURNEY TO THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEANS — ALL FIVE OF THEMLUCINDA ROBBDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Uncrewed ships equipped with sonar spot suspicious objects from different angles, and an extended telescopic arm wields a nail gun to attach an explosive charge.
    THE 100 GREATEST INNOVATIONS OF 2020POPULAR SCIENCE STAFFDECEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    The tyme of hir purificatioun was sonar then the Leviticall law appointes.
    THE WORKS OF JOHN KNOX, VOL. 1 (OF 6)JOHN KNOX
    The sonar equipment showed what kind of rock it was—iron and basalt.
    THE MINUS WOMANRUSSELL ROBERT WINTERBOTHAM
    Diciendo y haciendo, el pcaro sac del bolsillo cuatro piezas de plata y las hizo sonar.
    A FIRST SPANISH READERERWIN W. ROESSLER AND ALFRED REMY
    Thus the sonar waves would appear to be striking no obstacle—and no echo would return to the sonarscopes on the search craft!
    TOM SWIFT AND THE ELECTRONIC HYDROLUNGVICTOR APPLETON
    An invisible sub—one that sonar pulses would seem to pass right through, as if nothing were there!
    TOM SWIFT AND THE ELECTRONIC HYDROLUNGVICTOR APPLETON
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    WORDS RELATED TO SONAR

    • bombsight
    • gunsight
    • homing device
    • periscope
    • radar
    • sight
    • sonar
    • telescopic sight
    • viewfinder
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