bright band

bright band

[′brīt ‚band]
(meteorology)
The enhanced echo of snow as it melts to rain, as displayed on a range-height indicator scope.

bright band

A radar echo on the range-height indicator scope, which is reflected by ice particles of high reflectivity. These echoes are narrow but intense.
References in classic literature ?
A bright band of light fell through the parlour door into the part of the shop behind the counter.
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But spare a thought for Christian Edwards and his bright band of footballing scholars who were only denied by goals scored as their goal average was unbelievably level with Haverfordwest.
orientates using the bright band of light produced by the Milky Way," the scientists wrote.
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Stargazers and professional astronomers have a hard time seeing the galaxy through the Milky Way's bright band of stars, dust and gas.
This annulus of cold air, nicknamed the 'cold collar', appears as a bright band in the ultraviolet images.
Previously, we saw Danny Ocean (Clooney) and his bright band of highly-trained accomplices audaciously steal $160m from casino boss Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia).
Rangers should be warned this was an under-strength midfield taking on Harry Redknapp's bright band of experienced campaigners.
For a time it may appear that you can value one race, one sex, one segment of the bright band of human lifespan while disvaluing another.
In frame number 90 (lower right image, [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 5 OMITTED]), where the background radiation is blocked, one sees only the emitted radiation, as a bright band in the center, where the plastic deformation is greatest.