echolocation definition

  • noun:
    • A sensory system in some pets, such bats and dolphins, by which usually high-pitched noises tend to be emitted and their echoes interpreted to look for the path and distance of items.
    • Electronics an activity for determining the positioning of things by emitting sound waves and examining the waves reflected back again to the transmitter because of the item.
    • using echoes to detect things as noticed in bats alongside all-natural animals. Also referred to as biosonar.
    • identifying the location of one thing by calculating the full time it takes for an echo to go back as a result

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