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  1. the viewing screen of radar equipment.
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Origin of radarscope

First recorded in 1945–50; radar + -scope
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Examples from the Web for radarscope

Historical Examples

  • Larkwell peered over their shoulders, eyeing the radarscope.

    First on the Moon

    Jeff Sutton

  • Prochaska bent over the radarscope and fiddled with some knobs.

  • He said nothing, but spun the wheel to 225 and went back to the radarscope.

    The Syndic

    C.M. Kornbluth

  • Tom watched the recovery missile intently on the radarscope.

  • After the investigation they'll find out your radarscope wasn't working right.

    Danger in Deep Space

    Carey Rockwell

British Dictionary definitions for radarscope


  1. a cathode-ray oscilloscope on which radar signals can be viewed. In a plan position indicator, the target is represented by a blip on a radial line that rotates around a point, representing the antenna
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