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[dawr-an, dohr-] /ˈdɔr æn, ˈdoʊr-/
an electronic device for determining range and assisting navigation, employing the principle of the Doppler effect.
Origin of DORAN
Do(ppler) ran(ge) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • On my coming of age, Doctor DORAN sent me the following advice, which at the first attempt I had some difficulty in deciphering.

    Forty Years of 'Spy' Leslie Ward
  • DORAN did not remember to thank his love for her solicitude.

    A Soldier of the Legion C. N. Williamson
  • She counted all her cards again before sending Mary up to Mr. DORAN's room to say that she wished to speak with him.

    Dubliners James Joyce
  • The name that signed the telegram was that of Mrs. DORAN's lawyer and man of business.

    A Soldier of the Legion C. N. Williamson
  • Dr. DORAN has pleased us with his Table Traits, but a great book yet remains to be written on the social power of meals.

  • But Private DORAN's apprehensions gave him ready and clear answers.

    The Border Watch Joseph A. Altsheler
  • I don't mean to fade out of existence because I'm not a DORAN or a fellow with money.

    A Soldier of the Legion C. N. Williamson
  • These notes have in every case been acknowledged and marked "DORAN MS."

  • Dr. DORAN omits "this raised a prodigious and continued hiss, Harlequin all the while suspended in the air."

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