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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
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heat-seeking

[ˈhiːtˌsiːkɪŋ] ADJ [missile] → termodirigido
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heat-seeking

[ˈhiːtˌsiːkɪŋ] adj (missile) → termoguidato/a
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