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What does DEW stand for?

DEW stands for Distant Early Warning (Line)

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The editors make good use of individual contributors' expertise in covering the history of bistatic and multistatic radar systems, Fluttar distant early warning (DEW)-line gap-filler radar, missile attack warning applications, planetary exploration, air surveillance, ionospheric measurements and wind measurements.
From the spine-tingling first riff of Limelight to Digital Man, Entre Nous, Mission and Distant Early Warning, the set was a fine snapshot of Rush's finest moments; deciding what to play and what to leave out must be a nice headache to have these days.
North American Air Defence (NORAD) Command, the Pinetree Agreement (phases 1 and 2), the Mid-Canada Line and the Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line, and a brief history of all the air defence stations, bases and squadrons have been included in this book.
Classics including Distant Early Warning, The Big Money, Closer To The Heart and The Spirit Of Radio sit comfortably alongside the band's best new material in decades.