from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The oscilloscope viewing screen of a radar receiver.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an oscilloscope used as the viewing screen of a radar system


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  • Jim Bondgard (ph), a radar man, was watching all the traffic dotting the radarscope when Captain Jacobs issued orders.

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  • Looking at the radarscope, Tom said, "Still no sign of Rotzog or our Australian rival!"

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  • AN ATTACK THE OUTLINE of the friendly spaceship disappeared completely from the radarscope, making the sixteen-thousand-miles-per-hour speed of Tom's rocket seem like a snail's pace by comparison.

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  • Watching the screens intently as they swept the skies, the boys noted faint blips appearing on the radarscope.

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  • Suddenly Bud pointed to the radarscope with a shout.

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  • Trinas chin pops up, her head swivels, and you can practically see the circles of her radarscope following the movement of his body.

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  • A radarscope, plotting board, and writing desk lined the forward bulkhead, beneath five portholes that offered a view of the ships bow and the sea ahead.

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  • Here it is on the radarscope, New York to Boston, the heaviest rain is beginning to come to an end in the New York City area, but the winds are just whipping up.

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  • Glancing down at his radarscope, Stephenson identifies the target that he believes the TRACON controller is referring to.

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  • Then on the radarscope, the plane's blip suddenly turned south.

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