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radar return

[′rā‚där ri‚tərn]
(navigation)
The signal indication of an object which has reflected energy that was transmitted by a primary radar. Also known as radio echo.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

radar return

i. The electromagnetic energy received after reflection from an object. See echo.
ii. The deflection or change of intensity produced by a radar echo on a cathode-ray tube display.
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