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radar

noun [U] uk   /ˈreɪ.dɑːr/  us   /-dɑːr/
a system that uses radio waves to find the position of objects that cannot be seen: Other vessels in the area show up on the ship's radar (screen).
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…
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