sondage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sondage (survey, sounding).

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Noun[edit]

sondage (plural sondages)

  1. (archaeology) A small test excavation or test pit to examine the stratigraphy of a site; a deeper investigation of a small part of a larger trench.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sonder.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sondage m (plural sondages)

  1. poll, survey
  2. (medicine) probing, probe, catheterization
  3. (technology) boring, drilling
  4. (nautical, meteorology) sounding

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