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radar-absorbing material[′rā‚där əb‚sȯrb·iŋ mə‚tir·ē·əl]
A material that is designed to reduce the reflection of electromagnetic radiation by a conducting surface in the frequency range from approximately 100 megahertz to 100 gigahertz.
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Various composites that greatly reduce the strength of RF (radio frequency) energy reflected back along the incident path. Besides the composites, a number of radar-absorbing paints also give similar properties to the basic aircraft materials, although they are not as efficient as radar-absorbing materials.
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