Associations to the word «Doppler»


DOPPLER, proper noun. A surname of German derivation
DOPPLER, proper noun. Christian Doppler, Austrian mathematician and physicist
DOPPLER, noun. A Doppler fetal monitor
DOPPLER EFFECT, noun. The apparent change in frequency or wavelength of a wave that is perceived by an observer moving relative to the source of the waves.
DOPPLER EFFECTS, noun. Plural of Doppler effect
DOPPLER SHIFT, noun. Alternative term for Doppler effect
DOPPLER SHIFTS, noun. Plural of Doppler shift
DOPPLER SONAR, noun. A form of sonar that utilizes the Doppler effect to detect moving underwater objects; used especially by fishermen
DOPPLER VELOCIMETRY, noun. (physics) A technique used to determine the velocity of fluids using two beams of laser light

Dictionary definition

DOPPLER, noun. Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853).

Wise words

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