Tiros

[ tahy-rohs ]
/ ˈtaɪ roʊs /

noun U.S. Aerospace.

one of a series of satellites for transmitting television pictures of the earth's cloud cover.

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Origin of Tiros

t(elevision)i(nfra)r(ed)o(bservational)s(atellite)
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British Dictionary definitions for Tiros

Tiros
/ (ˈtaɪrəʊs) /

noun

one of a series of US weather satellites carrying infrared and television camera equipment for transmitting meteorological data to the earth

Word Origin for Tiros

C20: from T (elevision and) I (nfra-) R (ed) O (bservation) S (atellite)
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