Doppler radar


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Doppler radar

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

doppler radar

A radar system that differentiates between fixed and moving targets by detecting the apparent change in frequency of the reflected wave due to motion of target or the observer.
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Noun1.Doppler radar - radar that uses the Doppler shift to measure velocity
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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