Definition of Hydrophone

1. Noun. a transducer that converts underwater sound waves into electrical signals, rather like a microphone ¹



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Definition of Hydrophone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrophone

hydrophobic bonding
hydrophobic colloid
hydrophobic effect
hydrophobic interaction
hydrophobic tetanus
hydrophobically
hydrophobicities
hydrophobicity
hydrophobin
hydrophobins
hydrophobised
hydrophobization
hydrophobized
hydrophobous
hydrophoby
hydrophone (current term)
hydrophones
hydrophora
hydrophore
hydrophores
hydrophorograph
hydrophosphination
hydrophosphinations
hydrophthalmia
hydrophyllium
hydrophyte
hydrophytes
hydrophytic
hydrophytic plant

Literary usage of Hydrophone

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1920)
"The experimental work in connection with hydrophone development, which the United States Navy has carried out during the past year, has demonstrated that ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1859)
""It is in the case of the flexible stethoscope that the hydrophone forms a material aid in auscultation by hearing-tubes. The flexible stethoscope is here ..."

3. The Medical times and gazette (1859)
"An examination that would be worthless is by the use of the hydrophone rendered satisfactory. This result is obtained partly by a gentle yet efficient ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1860)
"But the inquiry may be made,—What good purpose can the hydrophone ... It may be possible to place the cup of a flexible tube with a hydrophone under it, ..."

5. Submarine Warfare of To-day: How the Submarine Menace was Met and Vanquished by Charles William Domville-Fife (1920)
"The hydrophone resembles a delicate telephone. It is so constructed that when ... There were many different types of hydrophone in use during the Great War. ..."

6. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1920)
"Truly it was a wonderful Christmas. The hydrophone All danger from heavy fogs which have been the terror of seamen in all ages is ended it ..."

7. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1859)
"By its other side the hydrophone fits as exactly to the aperture of the ... Every Cart of the solid body covered by the hydrophone contributes its quota of ..."

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