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Te Reo Pūtaiao

hihiani

radar

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He pūrere ka whakamahia ki te whakatere waka, ki te kimi rānei i te wāhi noho o tētahi mea i te ātea. Ka tukuna e te pūrere hihiani he ngaru irirangi, ā, ka hopu anō i te whakaatatanga o taua ngaru. Mā konei e tātaihia ai te wāhi noho o te mea nāna i whakaata te ngaru, me tōna tawhiti.

A device used for navigation and locating objects in space. A radar emits radio-waves and catches the reflection of those waves off an object. This enables the position and distance of the object to be calculated.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā wāhi whakamahia ai te hihiani?

I whakaputaina tuatahitia he pūrere hihiani i te ngahuru tau atu i te 1930.

Ko tā te hihiani, he ine i te roa o te wā e hoki mai ai te whakaatatanga o te ngaru i tētahi mea, koirā hei tātai i te tawhiti o taua mea.

Takenga Mai

hihi - ray

ani - resounding, echoing

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā wāhi whakamahia ai te hihiani?

I whakaputaina tuatahitia he pūrere hihiani i te ngahuru tau atu i te 1930.

Ko tā te hihiani, he ine i te roa o te wā e hoki mai ai te whakaatatanga o te ngaru i tētahi mea, koirā hei tātai i te tawhiti o taua mea.