radar gun


Definition of radar gun

: a handheld device that uses radar to measure the speed of a moving object

Examples of radar gun in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gose hit 100 mph on the radar gun with his second pitch, to Hunter Dozier to begin the fourth inning. Steve Herrick, ajc, 21 Sep. 2021 Gose struck out 49 in 33 innings, hitting 100 mph on the radar gun and consistently throwing in the upper 90s. BostonGlobe.com, 20 Sep. 2021 The fire chief said his department has eight cameras, which are roughly the same size and shape as a radar gun, that were all paid for using grant money. John Benson, cleveland, 5 May 2021 On to the Cape Cod League, where Crawford, pitching regularly, hit 101 MPH on the radar gun on June 28. Dom Amore, courant.com, 25 Aug. 2021 Ashby also touched 99 mph on the radar gun during an at-bat against Juan Soto. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 Aug. 2021 Antone was sitting at 95 mph with his fastball, according to the stadium’s radar gun, and touched 97 mph. Bobby Nightengale, The Enquirer, 14 Aug. 2021 Tapia, credited with a 101-mph pitch on the Saints' juicy radar gun, walked him in the third. Star Tribune, 8 June 2021 There were 4,739 fans at Louisville Slugger Field cheering on the Louisville Bats and also paying close attention to the pitching radar gun. Dominique Yates, The Courier-Journal, 25 June 2021

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First Known Use of radar gun

1977, in the meaning defined above

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27 Sep 2021

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“Radar gun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radar%20gun. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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: a small device that uses radar to measure the speed of a moving object (such as a car or a ball)


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