- rad 1,
- radar astronomy,
- radar beacon,
- radar gun,
- radar picket,
- radar telescope
Origin of radar
Examples from the Web for radar
There should be a retrievable record of exactly when the Airbus disappeared from radar.
“He went to the top of my radar screen,” Tancredo told The Daily Beast.The ‘Stop Chris Christie’ Movement Begins. Good Luck With That.|Olivia Nuzzi|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The radar stations would be used to guide interceptors to their targets while the training range would be used to train pilots.
Press releases show it briefly advocated against a prevailing wage for education projects in 2009 before falling off the radar.
A tropical storm, clearly visible on radar for days, is to blame.
"Radar bridge here," Roger's voice chimed in softly on the speaker.Stand by for Mars!|Carey Rockwell
Rubbing his knuckles and feeling better than he had felt for days, he started back to the radar bridge.Danger in Deep Space|Carey Rockwell
The speakers about the radar room murmured the orders given through all the ship.The Aliens|Murray Leinster
I got a thousand just for picking up that ship on the radar.On the Trail of the Space Pirates|Carey Rockwell
Roger's voice blasted through the intercom from the radar deck.The Space Pioneers|Carey Rockwell
Word Origin for radar
"electronic system for locating objects by means of radio waves," 1941, acronym (more or less) from radio detecting and ranging. The U.S. choice, it won out over British radiolocation. Figurative from 1950.