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 of Doppler radar

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

doppler radar in Science

Doppler radar

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