Definition of depth finder in English:

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depth finder


An echo sounder or other device for measuring water depth, especially for navigation and fishing.
Example sentences
  • When underway, use your depth finder to stay in water deep enough for your boat's draft.
  • When you find a likely spot, check the chart for wing dams and other obstructions and head slowly straight in, watching your depth finder.
  • Elaborate electronics are not necessary but a depth finder, VHF radio and probably a cell phone are.

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Syllabification: depth find·er

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