Lidar Definition

līdär
noun
A meteorological instrument using transmitted and reflected laser light, for detecting atmospheric particles, as pollutants, and determining their elevation, concentration, etc.
Webster's New World
The equipment used in such detection.
American Heritage
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abbreviation

Abbreviation of light detection and ranging.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Lidar

Noun

Singular:
lidar
Plural:
lidars

Origin of Lidar

  • Blend of light and radar.

    From Wiktionary

  • li(ght) (ra)dar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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