Definition of Doppler shift

1. Noun. Change in the apparent frequency of a wave as observer and source move toward or away from each other.

Exact synonyms: Doppler Effect
Generic synonyms: Propagation



Definition of Doppler shift

1. Noun. (alternative name of Doppler effect) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Doppler shift

1. The amount of change in the observed frequency of a wave due to the Doppler effect, sometimes called the Doppler frequency. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doppler Shift

doppelbocks
doppelganger
doppelgangers
doppelzentner
dopper
doppers
doppie
doppies
dopping
doppings
doppio
doppleganger
doppler
doppler broadening
doppler effect
doppler shift (current term)
dopplerite
dopplerites
dops
dopy
doquet
doquets
dor
dorad
dorado
dorados
dorads
dorallcharite
dorama
doramas

Literary usage of Doppler shift

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1. Bulletin of the National Research Council by National Research Council (U.S.) (1921)
"quantum, in X-ray measurements as well as elsewhere, makes it rather improbable that there would be any doppler shift in this upper limit. ..."

2. Precision Spectroscopy, Diode Lasers, and Optical Frequency Measuredited by Leo Hollberg edited by Leo Hollberg (2000)
"The second-order doppler shift for hot (T«900K) calcium atoms is significant (»2* 10 ~12 for the most probable velocity of »740 m/s) and will have to be ..."

3. The Dimensional Structure of Consciousness: A Physical Basis for Immaterialism by Samuel C. Avery (1995)
"Each will report an auditory doppler shift as the other passes by, ... The greater doppler shift he reports is due to the elliptical shape of the sound ..."

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