follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

Doppler radar

noun, Electronics.
1.
a radar tracking system that determines the velocity of a moving object by measuring the Doppler shift of the frequency of a radar signal reflected by the object.
Compare DOVAP.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Doppler radar in Science
Doppler radar  
Radar that uses the Doppler effect to measure velocity.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Doppler radar

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Doppler

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for doppler radar