radar gun


noun

a small, handheld Doppler radar device used to measure the speed of vehicles or other moving objects.

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Scientific definitions for radar gun

radar gun

A usually hand-held device that measures the velocity of a moving object by sending out a continuous radio wave and measuring the frequency of reflected waves. See more at Doppler effect.
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