Doppler

adjective
Dopp·​ler | \ ˈdä-plər How to pronounce Doppler (audio) \

Definition of Doppler

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, being, or utilizing a shift in frequency in accordance with the Doppler effect also : of or relating to Doppler radar

Doppler

biographical name
Dopp·​ler | \ ˈdä-plər How to pronounce Doppler (audio) \

Definition of Doppler (Entry 2 of 2)

Christian Johann 1803–1853 Austrian physicist

First Known Use of Doppler

Adjective

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Doppler was in 1905

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“Doppler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Doppler. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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Doppler

adjective
Dopp·​ler | \ ˈdäp-lər How to pronounce Doppler (audio) \

Medical Definition of Doppler

1 : of, relating to, or utilizing a shift in frequency in accordance with the Doppler effect
2 : of, relating to, using, or produced by Doppler ultrasound a Doppler examination Doppler images

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