Definition of lookdown in English:

lookdown

noun

  • Originally US. A silvery carangid game fish, Selene vomer, found in the western Atlantic, having the eyes set high in a deep head.

adjective

  • Originally US. Designating an airborne or satellite radar system designed to distinguish the radar signal of an airborne body situated between it and the ground from those returned by the ground terrain; relating to or involving such radar.

Origin

Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From look + down, after to look down.

Pronunciation

lookdown

/ˈlʊkdaʊn/