ultrasonic testing


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ultrasonic testing

[¦əl·trə′sän·ik ′test·iŋ]
(engineering)
A nondestructive test method that employs high-frequency mechanical vibration energy to detect and locate structural discontinuities or differences and to measure thickness of a variety of materials.

ultrasonic testing

A nondestructive method of testing metal; makes use of very-high-frequency sound waves to locate flaws in metal.
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