What does LIDAR stand for?

What does LIDAR mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: LIDAR.

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LIght Detection And Ranging

Academic & Science » Electronics

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Light Detection and Ranging

Governmental » Transportation

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Laser-Radar

Governmental » NASA

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Light Detecting And Ranging

Academic & Science » Ocean Science

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Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging

Governmental » Military

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Laser Induced Differential Absorption Radar

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Light Imaging Detecting And Ranging

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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What does LIDAR mean?

lidar(noun)
a measuring system that detects and locates objects on the same principle as radar but uses light from a laser; a potential technology for detecting air turbulence that can affect aircraft

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