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Doppler radar

Syllabification: Dop·pler ra·dar

Definition of Doppler radar in English:

noun

Meteorology
A radar tracking system using the Doppler effect to determine the location and velocity of a storm, clouds, precipitation, etc.
Example sentences
  • The aircraft features a unique high-performance multimode active phased-array Doppler radar mission system, including on-board command and control and an advanced data-link suite.
  • Vans equipped with mobile Doppler radar surrounded the storm, and the trackers leapt out with camcorders in the hope of documenting this seldom-witnessed genesis.
  • Most Doppler radar systems use a filter to reduce clutter by eliminating all returns below a certain velocity.

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