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 Cole said much of the same when questioned about his radar gun readings. Gary Phillips, New York Daily News, 26 June 2024 Despite not registering one 90 mph reading on the radar gun, Hendricks struck out eight batters and generated 14 swings and misses, each his most in one game since at least 2022, and did so in only 74 pitches over 5⅔ innings. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 19 June 2024 Despite touching career-high velocities on the radar gun, Bradish was seen shaking his arm several times after pitches, although the 27-year-old frequently fidgets during his starts. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 15 June 2024 The change has improved the shapes of Burdi’s secondary pitches — Blake complimented his sweeper and changeup — but he’s maintained his readings on the radar gun. Gary Phillips, New York Daily News, 20 May 2023 See all Example Sentences for radar gun 

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Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of radar gun was in 1977

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“Radar gun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radar%20gun. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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radar gun

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