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NEXRAD

Syllabification: NEXRAD
Pronunciation: /ˈneksrad/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of NEXRAD in English:

noun

A system of Doppler radars across the US that is used to track the location and movement of storm systems.

Origin

1990s: acronym from NEXt generation weather RADar.

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