terrain-following radar

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terrain-following radar

[tə′rān ¦fäl·ə·wiŋ ′rā‚där]
(navigation)
Airborne radar which provides a display of terrain ahead of a low-flying aircraft to permit manual control, or signals for automatic control, to maintain constant altitude above the ground.
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A All posts are subject to heaving from what is referred to as "bear hugging'' -- freezing ground hugging them tightly and lifting them.
The rear of the Aurion has also been redesigned, blending into the rear combination lamps for a greater emphasis on width, with the bumper corners protruding outwards, creating a wide stable feeling and a ground hugging stance.
Add the silver aromatic leaves of artemesia Powis Castle underplanted with the ground hugging persicaria affinis Darjeeling Red with its bright red flowers and large deep-green leaves.
To his credit, Horseshoe Ping closed up again to get to under a length behind the leader at the third bend, but Me Buddy again saved valuable ground hugging the rails and kept on stylishly to win by two lengths in 23.
Dudley Council has the largest collection of ceanothus in the country with more than 80 varieties on show, varying from ground hugging varieties to tall tree like shrubs up to 30ft high.
Based on the standard three-door Astra Sport Hatch, the Astra VXR is distinguished by its exclusive 18in alloys, body-coloured V-grille, ground hugging side skirts, "egg-crate" front grille, rear spoiler and revised bumper assemblies plus some neat detail touches including colour-coded front and rear brake callipers.
The aggressive new look comes courtesy of a ground hugging, colour-keyed chin spoiler to which Toyota have added 7x15 inch alloy wheels and wider, low profile 195/50 tyres.
Add the silver aromatic leaves of Artemesia Powis Castle all underplanted with the ground hugging Persicaria affinis Darjeeling Red with its bright red flowers and large deep-green leaves.
But fortunately, this was ground hugging and the incident was contained.