Meaning of Doppler radar

Dop'pler ra'dar

Pronunciation: [key]
— Electronics. Electronics.
  1. a radar tracking system that determines the velocity of a moving object by measuring the Doppler shift of the frequency of a radar signal reflected by the object. Cf. DOVAP.
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