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clutter

Electronics unwanted echoes that confuse the observation of signals on a radar screen

clutter

[′kləd·ər]
(electromagnetism)
Unwanted echoes on a radar screen, such as those caused by the ground, sea, rain, stationary objects, chaff, enemy jamming transmissions, and grass. Also known as background return; radar clutter.
(mathematics)

clutter

clutter
Plan position indicator.
In radar operations, the reception and visual display of radar echoes caused by precipitation, chaff, terrain, numerous aircraft, or other phenomena. Such echoes may limit or preclude ATC (air traffic control) from providing services based on radar.

Clutter

A secondary inbox in Microsoft Outlook where less relevant mail is placed. After analyzing the content, the message is placed into the Clutter box if it is deemed non-essential to the user. Mail going into Clutter is not considered spam, which would otherwise be filtered into the Junk mailbox. Clutter functions similarly to the multiple inboxes in Gmail (see Gmail tabs). See spam filter.
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The company can identify clutter issues and prevent them from becoming a larger, more severe issue down the road.
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It just goes to show that clutter can affect anyone.
Jules Brown, planning co-ordinator of the North of England Civic Trust, said: "We very much support the Government's drive to reduce street clutter.
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We clutter our lives in all sorts of ways and sometimes have a reluctance to let go of things that have an emotional attachment.
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He suggests clearing up clutter from the inside of the car, allowing chi to flow freely.