doppler doppler  /ˈdɑ plər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853)

Usage(s):

  1. Forecasters were overly confident in their primitive technology, which did not yet include satellites or doppler radar.
  2. The cartographical device also uses the global positioning system and doppler radar to obtain detailed measurements of the land.

News

  1. Showers, Thunderstorms To Linger Thursday Morning

    Severe weather chances will continue to diminish as the morning progresses. Get the latest weather information from the Doppler 10 team.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WBNS-10TV Columbus

  2. Q2 Weather Update: New Doppler with Hail tracks At Q2

    We have a New Product at Q2. Doppler Radar with Hail tracks. This Doppler shows Hail as a gray color with the lighter gray the heavier Hail. In this Picture the Hail is the gray area between Red Lodge and Bridger. Probably right around Bearcreek.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTVQ Billings

  3. Severe Weather Could Hit Central Ohio Wednesday Into Thursday

    Doppler 10 Meteorologist Eric Elwell says to expect some patchy fog Tuesday morning. Get the forecast.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WBNS-10TV Columbus

Quotes

  1. "I kept watching the Doppler up in the clubhouse," Thome said. "I just tried to think positive that the rain was going to get out of there."
    on Jun 15, 2004 By: Jim Thome Source: NBC30.com

  2. "A pulsar wobble due to orbiting planets manifests itself by variations in the pulse arrival times, just like a stellar wobble is detectable with the well-known Doppler effect so successfully used by optical astronomers to identify planets around...
    on Feb 8, 2005 By: Alex Wolszczan Source: PhysOrg.com

  3. Kapranos said: "We have been doing a lot of experimenting in the studio with Dan. He's made us record the album in a much wilder way than we're used to. We did this thing in the studio called the Doppler Effect which is like when you are on the high...
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Alex Kapranos Source: NME.com

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