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DOVAP

[doh-vap] /ˈdoʊ væp/
noun
1.
Electronics. a system for plotting the trajectory of a missile or other rapidly moving long-range object by means of the Doppler effect exhibited by radio waves bounced off the object.
Compare Doppler radar.
Origin
Do(ppler) V(elocity) a(nd) P(osition)
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DOVAP

/ˈdəʊˌvæp/
noun
1.
a tracking system for determining the position and velocity of spacecraft, missiles, etc, based on the Doppler effect
Word Origin
C20: from Do(ppler) v(elocity) a(nd) p(osition)
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