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A system of fixing a position at sea by exploding a charge under water, measuring the time for the shock waves to travel through water to three widely separated shore stations, and calculating the position of the explosive by triangulation; the explosive can be dropped from a lifeboat by survivors of air or sea disasters. Derived from sound fixing and ranging.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Although audience numbers are small, the bands have enjoyed the intimacy of the events and the wider exposure they get to the thousands of subscribers to Sofar Sounds' YouTube channel.
Every month music fans can apply online to attend a show being hosted in a city near them - from Newcastle to Sydney, San Francisco to Manilla - and be in with the chance of joining Sofar for the evening.
The camera makes good use of the ruined house and the mountain location (the village of Sofar) generally -- the wealthy history and obsolescent present it implies and its proximity to the unvisited urban tangle of nearby Beirut.
| BEIRUT, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- Al-Hazmiah - Sofar road project funded by Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) will help in facilitating traffic flow and tourists' movement from Beirut to Mount Lebanon, an official here said Thursday.
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The Rescue Service provided relief to victims of 32 bomb explosion incidents sofar by providing first aid and swiftly shifting them to hospitals.
Sofar Liverpool are unbeaten in five pre-season friendlies, but they have only scored four goals and managed goalless draws in the last two games.