Definition of Dropsonde

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dropsonde

drops
drops in
drops off
drops out
dropseed
dropseeds
dropship
dropships
dropshot
dropshots
dropsical
dropside
dropsides
dropsied
dropsies
dropsonde (current term)
dropsondes
dropstone
dropstones
dropsy
dropsy of pericardium
dropt
droptop
droptops
dropwise
dropworm
dropworms
dropwort
dropworts
dropzone

Literary usage of Dropsonde

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1. World Weather Extremes by Pauline Riordan (1994)
"World's lowest air pressure at sea level (excluding tornadoes) 87.00 kilopascals (25.69 inches) estimated by dropsonde in eye of Typhoon Tip at ..."

2. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"... device first use of, ^0 first use of new design (rip-out principle), 4U, (Fig. 16) Dewey and Almy, shrouded rubber balloons, 23, 38, 66, 87 dropsonde, ..."

3. Environmental Information for Naval Warfare by National Academy of Engineering, Inc NetLibrary (2003)
"The optical UA V and METOC sensors, including a dropsonde, verify that visibility will be poor and visual spotting of rounds on target will be very ..."

4. New World Vistas: Air and Space Power for the 21st Century (Summary) by Gene H. McCall, John A. Corder (1996)
"... or a GPS dropsonde and to compute a release point (CARP) based on the wind. The accuracy of this method is limited to 100 meters by parachute ..."

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