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.

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Origin of Doppler radar

First recorded in 1955–60
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Scientific definitions for Doppler radar

Doppler radar

Radar that uses the Doppler effect to measure velocity.
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