lidar definition

  • noun:
    • a way of detecting distant items and identifying their position, velocity, or other characteristics by evaluation of pulsed laser light reflected from their surfaces.
    • The equipment found in these types of recognition.
    • The optical analogue of radar which makes use of intense pulses of laser light to measure the composition and framework of the atmosphere.
    • a measuring system that detects and locates objects on a single concept as radar but utilizes light from a laser; a potential technology for finding environment turbulence that can affect plane

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