radar - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “radar”

See all translations

radar

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈreɪ·dɑr/
a device or system for finding the position or speed of objects, such as aircraft, that cannot be seen, by measuring the direction and timing of short radio waves that are sent out and reflect back from the objects
Translations of “radar”
in Arabic رادار…
in Korean 레이더, 전파탐지기…
in Malaysian radar…
in French radar…
in Turkish radar…
in Italian radar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雷達…
in Russian радар…
in Polish radar…
in Vietnamese hệ thống ra-đa…
in Spanish radar…
in Portuguese radar…
in Thai เรดาร์…
in German der Radar…
in Catalan radar…
in Japanese レーダー, 電波探知機…
in Indonesian radar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雷达…
(Definition of radar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of radar?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “radar” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More