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remote sensing

n.
The acquisition of data relating to an object by the use of sensing devices not in contact with the object, as in weather data collection by a satellite or observation of internal organs through ultrasound.
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remote sensing

n
(General Physics) the use of an instrument, such as a radar device or camera, to scan the earth or another planet from space in order to collect data about some aspect of it
remote-sensing adj
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remote sensing

- The scanning of the earth by satellite or aircraft to obtain information about it.
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