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depth sounder

noun
1.
an instrument for determining depths under water, especially under a ship.
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  • Anglers will find a depth sounder extremely helpful.
  • In these instances it may be necessary to use a vertical depth sounder.
  • All was in good working order with the exception of the depth sounder.
  • Due to the size of the boat it was not possible to install the depth sounder head.
  • Set the alarm on your depth sounder to alert you if your anchor begins to drag.
  • The original method employed a depth sounder that was modified to output depth data to a data logger.
  • We attached a depth sounder to the foot rope of the mid-water trawl to give real-time measure of fishing depth.
  • Set up the depth sounder system to record with a sweep appropriate to the range of water depths expected in the survey area.
  • Water depth was measured with a boat-mounted depth sounder.
  • Depth was read from the depth sounder when the marker buoy anchor was deployed or retrieved.

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