Definition of


  1. (noun, person) Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853)

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Synonyms of Doppler

christian johann doppler

Origin of the word Doppler

  1. 1871, in reference to Christian Doppler (1803-53), Austrian scientist, who in 1842 explained the effect of relative motion on waves (originally to explain color changes in binary stars); proved by musicians performing on a moving train. Doppler shift is the change of frequency resulting from the Doppler effect. more

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Words that sound like Doppler

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