navigation radar

navigation radar

[‚nav·ə′gā·shən ′rā‚där]
(navigation)
A search radar used on ships primarily for navigation purposes, to provide a visual indication of bearing and distance to any object that projects above the surface of the water within the range of the radar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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