radar nautical mile

radar nautical mile

[′rā‚där ′nȯd·ə·kəl ‚mīl]
(electromagnetism)
The time interval of approximately 12.355 microseconds that is required for the radio-frequency energy of a radar pulse to travel 1 nautical mile (1852 meters) and return.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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