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heat-seeking

adj
1. (General Physics) (of a detecting device) able to detect sources of infrared radiation: a heat-seeking camera.
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a missile) able to detect and follow a source of heat, as from an aircraft engine: a heat-seeking missile.
heat seeker n
Translations

heat-seeking

[ˈhiːtˌsiːkɪŋ] ADJ [missile] → termodirigido

heat-seeking

[ˈhiːtˌsiːkɪŋ] adj (missile) → termoguidato/a
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JAILED McGlade & Mather A POLICE helicopter used heat-seeking cameras to find two burglars hiding 25ft up a tree in a back garden.
The pistols are new heat-seeking devices known as infrared detectors that sound a signal in the presence of a flame, ember or other abnormal heat source.
A terrorist group called Jeish Al-yarmouk (Army of Yarmouk) claimed on Friday that it had shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet with a heat-seeking missile in Omm Walad township in the eastern side of Daraa province.
Rescuers used heat-seeking equipment which picked up traces of the collie after a major search was launched when the woman was reported missing.
ISIL claimed yesterday it shut down the Jordanian F-16 with a heat-seeking missile and captured the pilot.
Elbit s J-MUSIC is a fiber laser-based system which is capable of protecting large military and commercial aircraft against attacks by ground-to-air heat-seeking missiles.
RAF spotter planes with heat-seeking cameras have joined the hunt for missing schoolgirl Alice Gross.
We don't have confirmation that Hamas has launched heat-seeking anti-aircraft missiles during the current conflict, or that Hamas has access to the type of anti-aircraft missiles like those we saw brought down the Malaysian aircraft in Ukraine," a State Department spokeswoman said.
The heat-seeking detector, which is coupled to an infrared imaging microscope, allowed the team to detect the earliest stages of the malaria parasite in a single red blood cell, while infrared signature from the fatty acids of the parasites enabled the scientists to detect the parasite at an earlier stage, and crucially determine the number of parasites in a blood smear.
We have to remember that money is like a heat-seeking missile.
POLICE netted cannabis worth PS10,000 after using heat-seeking cameras to show up growing equipment in an upstairs bedroom in Solihull.
Helicopters with heat-seeking equipment were used and experts from Colchester Zoo called in.