Doppler radar

noun

Definition of Doppler radar

:a radar system that utilizes the Doppler effect for measuring velocity

First Known Use of doppler radar

1954


DOPPLER RADAR Defined for English Language Learners

Doppler radar

noun

Definition of Doppler radar for English Language Learners

  • : a radar system that is used especially for predicting the weather


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