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Doppler effectnoun [U]

uk   /ˈdɒp.lə.rɪˌfekt/  us   /ˈdɑː.plɚ.ɪ-/ (also Doppler shift) specialized
a ​change that ​seems to ​happen in the ​rate of ​sound or ​lightwaveproduction of an ​object when ​itsmovementchanges in ​relation to another ​object
(Definition of Doppler effect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Doppler effectnoun [U]

 us   /ˈdɑp·lər ɪˌfekt/
physics a ​change that someone ​experiences in the ​frequency of ​waves, for ​example, of ​sound or ​light, when the ​distance between that ​person and the ​origin of the ​waveschanges
(Definition of Doppler effect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Doppler effect”
in Chinese (Simplified) 多普勒效应…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多普勒效應…
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