doppler-radar

Doppler radar

noun Electronics.
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:
1955–60

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Doppler radar  
Radar that uses the Doppler effect to measure velocity.
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