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echolocation

ech·o·lo·ca·tion

echolocation

 
pronunciation:
e ko lo keI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process by which animals such as bats locate objects by emitting sounds and hearing them echoed.
definition 2: the electronic process of determining the distance and direction of unseen objects by reflected waves, as in radar and sonar.
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