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SETI

abbr.
search for extraterrestrial intelligence
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SETI

(ˈsɛtɪ)
n acronym for
(Astronomy) Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence; the attempt to detect signals, esp radio waves or light, from an intelligent extraterrestrial source
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