radar gun

noun

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 Kyle Ryan and Andrew Chafin could serve as the left-handers in short relief, while manager David Ross noticed that lefty Jose Quintana hit 94 mph on the radar gun in his final appearance Sunday. Mark Gonzales, chicagotribune.com, "A 3rd catcher? A 15th pitcher? The return of Albert Almora Jr.? Cubs have multiple options to consider for the last spot on their 28-man playoff roster.," 29 Sep. 2020 Before an early-afternoon thunderstorm arrived at Grand Park on Monday and sent everyone scattering for their vehicles, pitchers on Diamond 4 were lighting up the radar gun at the College Summer League. Kyle Neddenriep, The Indianapolis Star, "He's not throwing 95. But Franklin College pitcher raises profile with sidearm delivery," 22 June 2020 Madison Bumgarner hasn’t looked right in his three starts for Arizona, posting a 7.04 ERA and some disturbing numbers on the radar gun. Bruce Jenkins, SFChronicle.com, "These two Giants ballpark traditions could desperately use an overhaul," 7 Aug. 2020 Rogers was not rusty in his first outing of the season, averaging 94.6 miles per hour on the radar gun with his fastball and getting swings and misses with his breaking pitches. La Velle E. Neal Iii, Star Tribune, "Jake Odorizzi appears healthy, but Twins will ease him back into the rotation," 31 July 2020 In May, Montas posted a Twitter video of himself reaching 100 mph on a radar gun at an indoor throwing session. Matt Kawahara, SFChronicle.com, "A’s Liam Hendriks says he’d be ready to pitch in a game ‘tomorrow’," 4 July 2020 One video from late May showed the right-handed Montas hitting 100 mph on a pocket radar gun while pitching on a dirt mound in an indoor batting cage. Matt Kawahara, SFChronicle.com, "A’s Frankie Montas looks ‘driven’ in training camp," 12 July 2020 Pitchers are difficult to project, even those who can hit mid-90s on the radar gun. Kyle Neddenriep, The Indianapolis Star, "He's not throwing 95. But Franklin College pitcher raises profile with sidearm delivery," 22 June 2020 Now, nearly two years removed from Tommy John surgery, Keynan Middleton is back to lighting up radar guns. Los Angeles Times, "Matt Andriese shows off his efficiency as Angels lose and tie in split-squad games," 8 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of radar gun

1977, in the meaning defined above

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8 Oct 2020

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“Radar gun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radar%20gun. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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radar gun

noun

English Language Learners Definition of radar gun

: 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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