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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An electroacoustic transducer for listening to sound transmitted through water.

Usage examples (38)
  • They used what's called a hydrophone to eventually get Humphrey out of that area.
  • During some types of gynaecological examination, researchers have inserted a tiny microphone, called a hydrophone, into the uterus, enabling them to hear what the foetus...
  • A underwater "hydrophone" recorded the sound, and it was synched with the video.
  • It is also one of six hydrophone stations globally. for more
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