sound ranging

noun
a method for determining the distance between a point and the position of a sound source by measuring the time lapse between the origin of the sound and its arrival at the point.
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sound ranging
 
n
the determination of the location of a source of sound waves by measuring the time lapse between their transmission and their reception at microphones situated at three or more known positions

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If you listen quietly you will discover that each spring has a unique sound ranging from a loud roar to a soft splashing.
Diagram of sound ranging coverage with artillery firing possibilities.
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