radar paint

radar paint

[′rā‚där ‚pānt]
(materials)
A coating that absorbs radar waves.
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They had turned off their datalink and TACAN but had a good radar paint on us.
* If radar paints "moderate" or heavy" precipitation (previously Level 2 or Level 3; see box on page 18), maintain at least 20 miles separation from the moderate echoes.
If the radar paints a city or mountain, as we fly on, the object will move closer, drop below the beam, and disappear from the display.
The radar paints through normal clouds and most rain showers, allowing us to see behind them; however, a thunderstorm's intensity bounces the radar energy off of it like a wall, creating a shadow beyond it, which is basically a no-show area on the scope.
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