radar alert meaning
Close monitoring of trading patterns in a company's stock by senior managers to uncover unusual buying activity that might signal a takeover attempt. See: Shark watcher.
- After the unsuccessful attempts to contact Altman, a radar alert about a possible collision occurred in both the Newark and Teterboro towers.
- A government panel investigating an in-flight near miss between two Japanese passenger jets has found that air traffic controllers were unaware of the potential disaster until radar alert signals flashed a collision was imminent.