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sonde

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

sonden. [AS. sand. See Send, v. t.].
  •  That which is sent; a message or messenger; hence, also, a visitation of providence; an affliction or trial.  [1913 Webster]
    "Ye have enough, parde, of Goddes sond."  [1913 Webster]
  •  a rocket or balloon sent into the upper atmosphere to measure atmospheric conditions or other phenomena at altitudes unattainable by aircraft.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sonde, n. a device sent up to obtain information about atmospheric conditions, esp. = RADIOSONDE.

Etymology
F, = sounding(-line)

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