radar
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɹeɪdɑː(ɹ)/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈɹeɪdɚ/, [ˈɹeɪɾɚ]
Noun

radar

  1. (uncountable) A method of detecting distant objects and determining their position, velocity, or other characteristics by analysis of sent radio waves (usually microwaves) reflected from their surfaces
  2. (countable) A type of system using such method, differentiated by platform, configuration, frequency, power, and other technical attributes.
  3. (countable) An installation of such a system or of the transmitting and receiving apparatus.
  4. (countable, figuratively) A superior ability to detect something.
    His sensitive radar for hidden alliances keeps him out of trouble.
Synonyms
  • RADAR acronym of radio detection and ranging
Related terms Translations
  • German: Radar, Funkmessgerät
  • Italian: radiotelemetro, radar
  • Portuguese: radar
  • Russian: рада́р
  • Spanish: radar
Verb

radar (radars, present participle radaring; past and past participle radared)

  1. To scan with radar, or as if with radar.

RADAR
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹeɪdɑː(ɹ)/
Noun

radar

  1. Acronym of radio detection and ranging
Synonyms
  • radar conversion of acronym into noun
Related terms


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