whistling meteor

whistling meteor

[′wis·liŋ ′mēd·ē·ər]
(electromagnetism)
Name applied to a radio meteor when a special system for detection is used in which the presence of the meteor is indicated by a rapidly changing audio-frequency radio signal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.