Doppler

adjective

Dopp·​ler ˈdä-plər How to pronounce Doppler (audio)
: of, relating to, being, or utilizing a shift in frequency in accordance with the Doppler effect
also : of or relating to Doppler radar

Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Doppler was in 1905

Dictionary Entries Near Doppler

Cite this Entry

“Doppler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Doppler. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

Doppler

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

Biographical Definition

Doppler

biographical name

Dopp·​ler ˈdä-plər How to pronounce Doppler (audio)
Christian Johann 1803–1853 Austrian physicist
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