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- adj. Of, relating to, or using the Doppler effect or Doppler radar.
- Doppler, Christian Johann 1803-1853. Austrian physicist and mathematician who first enunciated the principle known as the Doppler effect in 1842.
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- proper n. A surname of German derivation
- proper n. Christian Doppler, Austrian mathematician and physicist
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- n. Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853)
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We are going to flip over to what we call our Doppler colors.
So a lot of times we have what we refer to as Doppler indicated tornadoes, as opposed to, say, trained storm spotter indicated.
Firstly, the light waves from the star are either compressed or stretched as it approaches or recedes from us on Earth this is called the Doppler Effect.
We look at Doppler radar. and the reason why we use the word Doppler is because of the train.
For instance, doctors may need to use a handheld imaging device known as a Doppler rather than a stethoscope to measure heart rate in obese patients, and they may need to use a longer speculum for gynecological exams.
•A Doppler is a hand-held ultrasound device that transmits fetal heartbeats to a speaker.
To confirm the planetary nature of GJ1214b and to obtain its mass using the so-called Doppler method, the astronomers needed the full precision of the HARPS spectrograph, attached to ESO's 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla.
While your sitting comfortably and relaxed I use an ultrasound measuring device called a Doppler to determine the size of one of the arteries in your upper or lower arm.
By using a method of detection known as Doppler Shift \Stellar Wobble, scientists are able to detect variances in speed by measuring shifts in light caused by velocity as the star wobbles on its axis, caused by the velocity of the turning around the center of its own mass, and the gravitational “tug” of the planet.
• Has a heartbeat that can be heard with a special stethoscope called a Doppler