delayed plan position indicator

delayed plan position indicator

[di′lād ′plan pə′zish·ən ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(electronics)
A plan position indicator in which initiation of the time base is delayed a fixed time after each transmitted pulse, to give expansion of the range scale for distant targets so that they show more clearly on the screen.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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