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An instrument in which a mirror is automatically moved so that it reflects sunlight in a constant direction. It is used with a pyrheliometer to make continuous measurements of solar radiation.
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(Astronomy) an astronomical instrument used to reflect the light of the sun in a constant direction
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he•li•o•stat(ˈhi li əˌstæt)
an instrument consisting of a mirror moved by clockwork, for reflecting the sun's rays in a fixed direction.
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heliostat[ˈhiːlɪəʊstæt] N → heliostato m
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