An electrical instrument for detecting or monitoring sound under water.(noun)
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Use "hydrophone" in a sentence
"During some types of gynaecological examination, researchers have inserted a tiny microphone, called a hydrophone, into the uterus, enabling them to hear what the foetus can hear."
"They used what's called a hydrophone to eventually get Humphrey out of that area."
"A underwater "hydrophone" recorded the sound, and it was synched with the video."