distance mark

distance mark

[′dis·təns ‚märk]
(electronics)
A movable point produced on a radar display by a special signal generator, so that when the mark is moved to a target position on the screen the range to the target can be read on the calibrated dial of the signal generator; usually used for gun laying where highly accurate distance is important.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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