Radar vs Nutator - What's the difference?

radar | nutator |


As an acronym radar

is .

As a noun nutator is

a mechanical or electronic device for gyrating a feedhorn, dipole, or radar about the axis of the reflector without changing its polarization.

radar

English

(wikipedia radar)

Noun

  • (uncountable) A method of detecting distant objects and determining their position, velocity, or other characteristics by analysis of sent radio waves (usually microwaves) reflected from their surfaces
  • (countable) A type of system using such method, differentiated by platform, configuration, frequency, power, and other technical attributes.
  • (countable) An installation of such a system or of the transmitting and receiving apparatus.
  • (countable, figuratively) A superior ability to detect something.
  • His sensitive radar for hidden alliances keeps him out of trouble.

    Synonyms

    * RADAR (acronym of radio detection and ranging)

    Derived terms

    * -dar * gaydar * Jewdar * monopulse radar * off the radar * passive radar * radar astronomy * radar dome * radar gun * radar meteorology * radar reflector * radar telescope * radar trap * radome * under the radar

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To scan with , or as if with radar.
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    nutator

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mechanical or electronic device for gyrating a feedhorn, dipole, or radar about the axis of the reflector without changing its polarization.