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radio telescope

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A device used in radio astronomy for detecting and recording radio waves coming from stars and other celestial objects, consisting of a radio receiver with an antenna fixed on a wide bowl-shaped reflector that collects the waves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device for observing astronomical sources of radio waves, normally having one or more large parabolic dishes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extraterrestrial sources

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Examples

  • We think there’s a two-kilometer radiodish built into a natural depression, a radio telescope or a communications dish, or both.

    Creative Couplings

  • The Mark I telescope at Jodrell Bank in the United Kingdom was the first large radio telescope to be used as a tracking antenna to chart the course of the satellite.

    George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt

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