hydrophone definition

  • noun:
    • an electric tool for detecting or monitoring sound under liquid.
    • a transducer that converts underwater sound waves into electrical indicators, rather like a microphone
    • An instrument for detecting the circulation of liquid in a pipe (therefore locating waste) because of the sounds manufactured in a microphone.
    • a musical instrument found in auscultation whereby noises are communicated through a column of water.

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