azimuth resolution

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az·i·muth re·so·lu·tion

(az'i-mūth rez'ŏ-lū'shŭn)
Ability to determine spatial distance between two objects that emit or reflect sound; important in the description of ability of ultrasound beam to differentiate two objects closely placed.
Synonym(s): elevation resolution.
[Ar. as-samt, compass bearing, fr. L. semita, path]