Definition of Lidar

1. Noun. A measuring system that detects and locates objects on the same principle as radar but uses light from a laser; a potential technology for detecting air turbulence that can affect aircraft.




Definition of Lidar

1. Acronym. ''light detection and ranging''; See lidar ¹

2. Noun. The optical analogue of radar which uses intense pulses of laser light to measure the composition and structure of the atmosphere. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lidar

1. an electronic locating device [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lidar

licour
licours
lictor
lictorial
lictorian
lictors
lictour
licuala
licualas
lid
lid-closure reaction
lid-lifter
lid-lifters
lid crutch spectacles
lid reflex
lidar (current term)
lidars
lidase
lidded
liddicoatite
lidding
lidge
lidger
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lidless
lidlessness
lidlike
lidlock
lidlocks

Literary usage of Lidar

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1. A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne (1907)
"CHARTER X THE lidar VALLEY WE were glad enough to leave Srinagar, as that place has been undoubtedly trying lately, being extremely hot and relaxing. ..."

2. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"Laser radar is often called "lidar" for light detection and ranging. ... A lidar windshear detection system is being flight tested in 1992 by NASA. ..."

3. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"0283 Doppler lidar Development Laboratory (Pulsed lidar) National ... This 1084 sq ft area is the primary laboratory for the operation of the pulsed lidar, ..."

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