echolocation

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  • noun

Synonyms for echolocation

determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it

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The four-year-old, who was born without sight, was taught the echo location technique as part of a revolutionary new breakthrough to help the blind.
Combining echo location with his cane, Samuel began making his way to the letter box near our home in Poole, Dorset, and navigating supermarket aisles.
These new structures have replaced the hedges that, ecologists believe, bats would follow using echo location to find their way to and from their roosts.
I was inspired by a television special on echo location," Struebing said.
Alcathoe's bat has a distinctive echo location call, which goes to a much higher frequency than those of its relatives.