Meaning echolocation
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echolocation


1944, from echo (n.) + location.
Source: etymonline.com

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ability used by some animals to emit high-pitched sounds and determine an object's distance by the time it takes for those sounds to echo.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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Echolocation is a navigation aid that uses sound emissions and their reflection to locate solid obstacles. These signals reflect or 'bounce' back upon encountering a solid object thereby all [..]
Source: alleydog.com

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(n) determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
Source: beedictionary.com

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The process by which an animal locates itself with respect to other animals and objects by emitting sound waves and sensing the pattern of the reflected sound waves.
Source: animaldiversity.org

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A means by which bats and certain other animals can find their way, find food, or avoid obstacles by emitting a series of sounds, often inaudible to humans, which echo back from an object and are received by the ear.
Source: animals.sandiegozoo.org

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A physiological process for locating distant or invisible objects (as prey) by sound waves reflected back to the emitter (as a bat) from the objects.
Source: noisequest.psu.edu

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An auditory Orientation mechanism involving the emission of high frequency Sounds which are reflected back to the emitter (Animal).
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A method used by some mammals for locating prey. This method involves the animal emitting a sonic sound, the sound bounces off objects in the distance and come back to them as an echo. The amount of time it takes an echo to return helps the animal know the object's shape, size, and distance.
Source: marinemammal.uga.edu

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An auditory orientation mechanism involving the emission of high frequency sounds which are reflected back to the emitter (animal).
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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the process of using reflected sound waves to find objects; used by animals such as bats
Source: go.hrw.com

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A method used by some animals to find their own position or to locate prey.
Source: animalcorner.co.uk

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a process for locating distant or hard-to-see objects using the reflection of sound waves. The distance of objects or depth of the seafloor can be determined by measuring the time it takes for reflected sound waves (echoes) to return to the sound source. Some whales and dolphins use echolocation to identify underwater objects and to help find food.
Source: dosits.org

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