radar clutter


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radar clutter

[′rā‚där ‚kləd·ər]
(electromagnetism)

radar clutter

Unwanted signals, echoes, or images on the face of the display tube that interfere with the observation of desired signals. Radar clutter is caused by returns from the ground (ground clutter) or clouds with electrically charged particles. See ground clutter.
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