Definition of Doppler shift in English:

Doppler shift

Syllabification: Dop·pler shift

noun

Physics
  • A change in frequency due to the Doppler effect.
    More example sentences
    • This is simply the relativistic Doppler shift for light.
    • This causes a periodic Doppler shift of the spectrum of one or both members of the pair.
    • The Doppler shift happens with light as well as with sound.

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