target noise

target noise

[′tär·gət ‚nȯiz]
(electromagnetism)
Statistical variations in a radar echo signal due to the presence on the target of a number of reflecting elements randomly oriented in space; target noise can cause scintillation.
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The SYNC input provides the ability to synchronize the switching frequency to an external clock to avoid noise in a particular frequency range or to target noise filters to a specific frequency.
The method requires a noise sensor, and a sufficient noise suppressing effect is not obtained when the target noise cannot be accurately detected.
3), in order to explicitly exploit the assumption that the noise distribution is known, we introduce a novel residual fidelity term that enforces the similarity between the residual distribution and the target noise distribution, thus obtaining the penalty formulation,
Forty people were arrested, cited or warned Friday night and early Saturday as Eugene police continue to target noise and alcohol violations in neighborhoods west and south of the University of Oregon.
Because sound exists as compression waves in the air, opposite peaks and dips of compression from the speaker nullify target noise in the cavity between the phone and the ear, Zuniga explains.
Steel target noises can be incorporated to take the ambiguity out of marksmanship.