radar gun
noun Date: 1977 a handheld device that uses radar to measure the speed of a moving object

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Radar gun — A radar gun or speed gun is a small Doppler radar used to detect the speed of objects. A radar gun does not return information regarding the object s position or any information concerning the car e.g. Registration etc. It relies on the Doppler… …   Wikipedia

  • radar gun — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms radar gun : singular radar gun plural radar guns a small piece of equipment that uses radar to find the speed of an object that is moving …   English dictionary

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  • radar gun — noun A hand held (or mounted) device that uses the Doppler effect and a radar beam to measure the velocity of moving objects (especially traffic) …   Wiktionary

  • radar gun — noun a hand held radar device used by traffic police to estimate a vehicle s speed …   English new terms dictionary

  • Radar jamming and deception — is the intentional emission of radio frequency signals to interfere with the operation of a radar by saturating its receiver with noise or false information. There are two types of radar jamming: Mechanical and Electronic jamming . Mechanical… …   Wikipedia

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  • radar — 01. The speed of the car was measured at over 150 kmh on the policeman s [radar]. 02. The government has installed photo [radar] on our highways, and police say it has resulted in a decrease in speeding. 03. The UFO appeared on the military… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Gun laying — is the process of aiming an artillery piece. The term is also applied to describe the process of aiming smaller calibre weapons by radar or computer control. The gun is typically rotated in a horizontal plane in order gain a line of sight to the… …   Wikipedia

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