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sonobuoy
In sonar systems, a device (a) that is used to detect acoustic waves, such as those produced by ships and submarines, (b) that, when activated, relays information by radio, (c) that may be active or passive, and (d) that may be directional or nondirectional. [From Weik '89]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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