pulsed-light cloud-height indicator

pulsed-light cloud-height indicator

[′pəlst ′līt ′klau̇d ‚hīt ′in·də‚kād·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument used for the determination of cloud heights; it operates on the principle of pulse radar, employing visible light rather than radio waves. Also known as pulsed-light ceilometer.
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