sounding line

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sounding line

[′sau̇nd·iŋ ‚līn]
(engineering)
The line attached to a sounding lead. Also known as lead line.
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Alberto Nunez Feijoo, president of the Xunta of Galicia, recently traveled to Brazil for contract talks between Galician shipyards and Sete Brasil, which already has contracts with Petrobras for the construction of sounding lines for exploring oil wells.
Reflected Architecture announces an endgame: "Instruments of design have become as sharp as lancets and as sensitive as sounding lines, we can use them for a delicate lobotomy.