radar

radar

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of radar in English

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English

Etymology

Originally spelled RADAR; an acronym of radio detection and ranging.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪdɑː(ɹ)/

Noun

radar (countable and uncountable, plural radars)

  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)

Derived terms

Related terms

  • lidar
  • sonar

Translations

Verb

radar (third-person singular simple present radars, present participle radaring, simple past and past participle radared)

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

Anagrams

  • Ardra

Catalan

Noun

radar m (plural radars)

  1. radar

Cornish

Noun

radar

  1. radar

References

  • http://www.cornishdictionary.org.uk/

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈradar]
  • Rhymes: -adar
  • Hyphenation: ra‧dar

Noun

radar m inan

  1. radar
  2. speed camera

Declension


Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English radar.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈraː.dɑr/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧dar

Noun

radar m (plural radars, diminutive radartje n)

  1. radar (detection system operating by means of radio waves)

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁa.daʁ/

Noun

radar m (plural radars)

  1. radar

Further reading

  • “radar” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Etymology

From English radar.

Pronunciation

Noun

radar m (plural radares)

  1. radar

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈraːtar/
  • Rhymes: -aːtar
  • Homophone: ratar

Noun

radar m (genitive singular radars, nominative plural radarar)

  1. radar device

Declension

Synonyms

  • (radar device): ratsjá

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English radar.

Noun

radar m (invariable)

  1. radar

Related terms

  • radarista
  • radaristica

Latin

Verb

rādar

  1. first-person singular future passive indicative of rādō

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English radar

Noun

radar m (definite singular radaren, indefinite plural radarer, definite plural radarene)

  1. radar

Derived terms

  • radarbilde
  • værradar

References

  • “radar” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English radar

Noun

radar m (definite singular radaren, indefinite plural radarar, definite plural radarane)

  1. radar

References

  • “radar” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Noun

radar m (plural radares)

  1. radar (radio device for detecting distant objects)
  2. (Brazil, informal) a speed detection device used by policemen and traffic controllers

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:radar.


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /râdaːr/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧dar

Noun

rȁdār m (Cyrillic spelling ра̏да̄р)

  1. radar

Declension


Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈràːdar/, /ˈráːdar/
  • Tonal orthography: rádar, rȃdar

Noun

rádar m inan (genitive rádarja, nominative plural rádarji)

  1. radar

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From English radar.

Noun

radar m (plural radares)

  1. radar
    • BBC Mundo. Desaparece avión sobre el Atlántico 2009-06-01.
      Un avión ... desapareció este lunes del control de los radares.
      "A plane ... disappeared this Monday from control of radars."

Swedish

Noun

radar c

  1. radar

Tagalog

Etymology

Borrowing from English.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ra‧dar

Noun

radar

  1. radar.

Turkish

Noun

radar (definite accusative radarı, plural radarlar)

  1. (aviation) radar

Declension


Uzbek

Noun

radar (plural radarlar)

  1. radar

Zazaki

Noun

radar (f)

  1. radar

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