measurement by sounding; also, the depth so ascertained.
Any place or part of the ocean, or other water, where a sounding line will reach the bottom; -- usually in the plural.
The sand, shells, or the like, that are brought up by the sounding lead when it has touched bottom.
A measured DEPTH of water. On hydrographic charts the SOUNDINGS are adjusted to a specific plane of reference ( SOUNDING DATUM).
ascertaining the depth of the sea by means of a lead and line, sunk from a ship to the bottom.
The charted depth of an area
the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)
having volume or depth; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth
The operation of finding the depth of water at the boats position. If asked what the sounding is you give the depth of water at the time, these days usually by an echo sounder.
the act of measuring depth of water by using a lead line or a fathometer
Sounding is a method of measuring the depth of a body of water by dropping a weight attached to a rope and letting it hit the bottom.
A measure of the depth of water.
Measurement of various heights.
A measurement of the depth of water
Measuring the depth of water beneath a ship.
In geophysics, a survey method whereby the geometry and/or frequency of an array of sensors is varied so as to measure the physical properties of the earth as a function of depth beneath the configuration. The alternative is usually profiling.
depth measured; the number indicating depth on a chart; the process of measuring fuel or water in a ship's tanks
The depth of the water as marked on a chart.