(in radio astronomy) a technique that combines the inputs of a set of radio telescopes to obtain a greater resolution of images than is possible with a single member of the set.
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Origin of aperture synthesis
First recorded in 1960–65
Words nearby aperture synthesis
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British Dictionary definitions for aperture synthesis
an array of radio telescopes used in radio astronomy to simulate a single large-aperture telescope. Some such instruments use movable dishes while others use fixed dishes
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