Glossary term: Doppler Effect
Description: The Doppler effect is the change in detected wavelength (or frequency) of sound or light waves caused by the relative motion of the source toward or away from the observer. For speeds significantly less than the speed of light, the Doppler shift in wavelength (or frequency) is proportional to the relative speed of the source divided by the speed of the wave.Related Terms:
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