Definition of ultrasonics in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌltrəˈsɒnɪks/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
1The science and application of ultrasonic waves.
Example sentences
  • Thompson's research covers a wide range of NDE issues and methods, including ultrasonics, electromagnetics, material property measurements and flaw characterization.
  • Its new technology system, known as Puma, combines a variety of condition monitoring and analysis systems, from radiography to ultrasonics, to gather empirical data and statistical information on the performance of such equipment.
  • We're working with ultrasonics, which is like an echo locating bat.
1.1 [treated as singular or plural] Ultrasonic waves; ultrasound: the pattern of ultrasonics has so far remained elusive
More example sentences
  • The use of ultrasonics in medicine is also of growing importance.
  • Wilkins initially studied the genetic effects of ultrasonics, but soon developed new types of microscopes and cameras with Ray Gosling, and achieved new images of the A form of the DNA molecule.
  • She managed to shake off the dust, probably aided by ultrasonics or some kind of electrostatic charge, and soon was none the worse for her experience.

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