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radio telescope

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

radio telescope

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(Astronomy) an instrument consisting of an antenna or system of antennas connected to one or more radio receivers, used in radio astronomy to detect and analyse radio waves from space

ra′dio tel′escope


n.
a parabolic or dipolar antenna used to detect radio waves emitted by stars, galaxies, and other sources in space.
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Noun1.radio telescope - astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extraterrestrial sourcesradio telescope - astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extraterrestrial sources
astronomical telescope - any telescope designed to collect and record electromagnetic radiation from cosmic sources
dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer, dish - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
radio interferometer - radio telescope that uses interference patterns from two antennas instead of a parabolic antenna
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