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The other day I was on a boat and the sonar started to beep. There was an enemy vessel approaching fast from under the water. I began to speed up my boat, but it just kept coming and coming, faster and faster.
By Tam on 07.18.2012
It was a wave
He was my wave
He overcame with frequencies that only twist their ways through dreams
I couldn’t block him out
On paper, he was everything
In person, he was only a smile and a sound
That refused to shift through the rest of the atmosphere
By Erika Johnson on 07.18.2012
A beep. Whenever the tag got too close she would hear a beep, like one of those sonar submarine things. It was getting louder and closer and she knew she was in trouble.
By hpmons URL on 07.18.2012
His words overcame like a century of lost sound
They fell down like droplets, each melting once they made contact with my thickened skin
Dissipating into the air
But his words refused to shift through the atmosphere
By Erika URL on 07.18.2012
at the sea. it was where everything started. he fell in love there. he found himself there. he died there. but every single time she made her way through the narrow strait, she found herself waiting for him. even though she knew that he was lost among the watery depths forever.
By arshee on 07.18.2012
Sonar reminds me of space. Space is really awesome because it is infinite. That reminds me of the book the perks of being a wallflower, because “and in that moment i swear we were infinite.” one of my favorite quotes,
By ashley on 07.18.2012
It would seem that one thing we haven’t quite managed yet is the ability to communicate through sonar or waves, not unlike the morse code we’ve established. Sonar is still a rather foreign concept to us, although we have grasped the idea of pulse and echo, using these theories, we’ve not yet found a way to allow us to communicate just using small waves. The next step up from harnessing sonar abilities for ourselves could be telepathy, and, if the dolphins get there before we do, it’s no wonder why they’ll survive the end of the earth.
By Beth URL on 07.18.2012
Sonar is used to pick up sounds typically underwater. This can be very useful for some things but I would never see it being anything useful for me. It is probably a pretty neat device though to be able to pick up sounds and echoes of fish and underwater sounds.
By Sam URL on 07.18.2012
The beeps from the sonar were the only sounds as the crewmen stared motionless at the screen in front of them. Intelligence reports warned of the enemy’s presence in the area, but so far all the high tech gadgetry they rely on to keep them one step ahead of the game had been unable to locate the rogue submarine.
By Sboe URL on 07.18.2012
battleship. i don’t know what is it actually. under water. and..exploring. you can see fish and sharks and other sea creatures. and nemo was a sonar. i think. shit
By du on 07.18.2012
It wasn’t like this was the first time. Hopelessness,crippling anxiety and fear were regular all comers in daily life. These had all become so accepted and even expected by body and mind, that it was hard to tell where each ended and the next began; from now to then, from one emotion or thought to the next. Today was just a blip on the sonar. An insignificant sigh amongst a million others, gaping and yawning for fresh air. But this was different, like crawling under the fog and finding a new road that wasn’t there before. A new path for low flying, a way through.
By rhyme79 URL on 07.18.2012
The sun? Very hot. No, that’s not right. Not solar. Sonar. Waves? Microwaves? I want some food. Pizza? Yessss. No. Wait for lunch; you’re going out. But…pizza! You can’t go wrong with pizza. Can I get an Amen?!
By Amarie URL on 07.18.2012
The sooner the better the sonar gets in the water
as soon as we got intil the sea
big fish are swimming up and down trying to see me
the sonar leads and drags me into big caves
and it picks up a large fish making waves
It beeps and bops sounding like a baby’s wail
and leads me on to a coral reef trail
Bubbles and lil shrimps are on the track
The sonar starts beeping out of control
On the big screen was a big blob
My eyes were wide to uphold
An Underwater cave full of canycanes
that had an opening of a bowl
it was clear to see
to se a whale sleeping peacfully.
By Natalie Smith on 07.18.2012
Bouncing off the hull
It tracks you
Even when you believe you’ve prevailed
It waits for you in the darkness
Confirming your darkest fears
And your biggest nightmares
By Lauren on 07.18.2012
sound. solar. the sound of sunlight, i imagine is like small girls’ anklets.
By d URL on 07.18.2012
Sonar – sound waves, hit through your soul rather than your brain. Words have the power, tongues have the hate. Sonar is thankfully not emitted by humans.
By Wickedeyd on 07.18.2012
The sonar showed five enemy ships in the area. Kate and Will were sure they were doomed, but they decided to outrun the ships or die.
By Megan on 07.18.2012
It would be incredibly helpful to have sonar. Like bats and whales and that blind Alpha. From that perspective, you can sense things all around you – much more useful than eyes – but the world isn’t as pretty, colour-wise.
By rushtail on 07.18.2012
something to do with heat. a signal? intuition perhaps. my sonar went off when i found a text on my husbands phone from a female co-worker. the
By michelle URL on 07.18.2012
i lost my ring Saturday night at the pool party, i used my sonar to find my ring that was in the pool. What would i do if i didn’t have the sonar, going home ring-less not a good idea. My mom bought me that ring and she would be mad if i lost it. All i heard was a soft sound from the ring when it hit the water; it sound like rain hitting the water. It didn’t take know time to find with the sonar.
By Dorian Lewis on 07.18.2012
Sonar is the means by which sound can be used to map physical locations. It involves emitting and receiving sound-waves – in nature sonar is used by bats and, er, maybe whales? In human applications, sonar is used in the navy and other marine-based industries for navigation.
By James on 07.18.2012
Blip. Blip. Blip. Blip. Blip.
They weren’t going to find anything. His ship was gone. Maria choked back a sob and left the bridge. No one followed her. Everyone know what happened between her and the missing captain. No one said anything, though. Personal relationships were forbidden for a reason after all. This was one of them.
By Meghan Gabehart URL on 07.18.2012
I can hear you, misuse me, abuse my common judgement. I don’t lack it, but you underestimate what I know. Hold me, to my word. Bury them in my grave of dirt. Because I’ve heard, what you said about me, to counter all of the shameless deeds. You get what you deserve. You know how hard it’s to observe, from the inside looking in
By micheline on 07.18.2012
Waves traveling through space. What kind? sound waves chirped from dolphins as they travel through the water help them find their way.
By Cindee Bobbitt on 07.18.2012
I’ve already had this word. It’s annoying that I have the same word again. I know that sonar uses sound waves. The sound waves are sent out, and then bounce off of an object and back to the original position. The time it takes for the wave to come back tells distance.
By Jill Puma on 07.18.2012
i clearly just dont know what this word means so i am just going to say that this word is weird and confuses me in every possible way. why would someone make a word that makes me confused? seriously who the hell uses this word in a general statement . NOT Me !!!!!!!
ahahahhahahahah i hate this so much but i love the website
By Sarah Chapdelaine URL on 07.18.2012
your sonar waves displace the spaces
in between sound and place
Echo location deciding destinations
like bats or dolphins finding mates…
By Aniron URL on 07.18.2012
The sonar pinged in my ears. Bats. I could hear them, and it was strange. I knew something was wrong then, when the TV noise overwhelmed me, the dog’s whining, and still the bats squeaked outside in the dusk, flitting between tree branches.
By Maria on 07.18.2012
Taken from the depth’s of a an unknown place the beep was heard everywhere, another beep was heard yet again. This time the crew listened deeper, it wasn’t unusual just weird they looked and it’s origin could only be that dead ship.
By Mark Cerney on 07.18.2012
Sonar is the use of sound waves in the location of objects. Related is radar. I have literally no opinions on this topic. This is all I have to write about it. In addition, this will in no way resemble stream-of consciousness style, being that I can think much faster than I can type or write, and always have may trains of though going at once, and I can thus not write the “first word” that comes to min, being that about five do so at once. In addition, upon sensing a given stimulus, entire sentences occur to me, rather than fragments.
By Caleb Stern on 07.18.2012
The dolphin’s sonar voice whatever. I dont know what a sonar is! What is a sonar? And why did oneword.com chose a word I dont know? Now I cant write anything interesting…
By Iam Me URL on 07.18.2012
The sounds dont stop surrounding my brain.
“All men are the fucking same,” is what my mama says. “Women were made and born to be delicate, so what the fuck are men good for? We just keep getting put down again.”
By Sloane K. on 07.18.2012
that makes me think of bats and how my mom wants them in our yard. but i thought it was solar and that made me thing of tanning oil. the orange kind with the metal tube and the drop symbol. bats have HUGE ears and they gross me out because they’re layered.
By maggo on 07.18.2012
Way back in the early nineties, I remember being one of the first kids in my town who got their hands on a sega genisis. IT was my father’s of course, but I remember stealing that console for so many games of Ecco the Dolphin.
By Ben URL on 07.18.2012
sound, music, beautiful. My film. It needs to be made to express something deeper than so many of us see or even dare to see or imagine. Sound can transport us to depths of emotion unaccomplished in it’s absence.
By Kirsty Mather on 07.18.2012
And wouldn’t it be glorious if he could be a bat? But no, he sits in his room, and all he has to know where the door is, where his dresser is, and where the pictures of his family are is memory.
By False URL on 07.18.2012
the sound that submarines ping off the surface of objects that have become obstacles. We use sonar to ping off of our friends and figure out what mood they are in.
By 1derlys URL on 07.18.2012
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