heat-seeking


heat-seeking
adj.
Heat-seeking is used with these nouns: ↑missile

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • heat-seeking — heatˈ seeking adjective (of a missile) able to detect heat emitted by its target and home in on this • • • Main Entry: ↑heat * * * heat seeking UK [ˈhiːt ˌsiːkɪŋ] US [ˈhitˌsikɪŋ] adjective heat seeking equipment is able to find something using… …   Useful english dictionary

  • heat-seeking — heat .seeking adj a heat seeking weapon is able to find and move towards the hot gases from an aircraft or ↑rocket and destroy it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heat-seeking — heat seek|ing [ hit,sikıŋ ] adjective heat seeking equipment is able to find something using the heat it produces …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heat-seeking — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a missile) able to detect and home in on infrared radiation emitted by a target …   English terms dictionary

  • heat-seeking — UK [ˈhiːt ˌsiːkɪŋ] / US [ˈhɪtˌsɪkɪŋ] adjective heat seeking equipment is able to find something using the heat it produces …   English dictionary

  • heat-seeking — adjective a heat seeking weapon is able to find and move towards the hot gases from an aircraft or rocket and destroy it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • heat-seeking — /ˈhit sikɪŋ/ (say heet seeking) adjective of or relating to a missile, weapon, etc., which is programmed to find a target by sensing the heat given off it …   Australian English dictionary

  • heat-seeking — adjective (of a missile) able to detect and home in on infrared radiation emitted by a target, such as the exhaust vent of a jet aircraft …   English new terms dictionary

  • heat-seeking missile — noun a missile with a guidance system that directs it toward targets emitting infrared radiation (as the emissions of a jet engine) • Hypernyms: ↑missile • Hyponyms: ↑brilliant pebble, ↑Stinger …   Useful english dictionary

  • heat — n. & v. n. 1 a the condition of being hot. b the sensation or perception of this. c high temperature of the body. 2 Physics a a form of energy arising from the random motion of the molecules of bodies, which may be transferred by conduction,… …   Useful english dictionary


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