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.

Origin of Tiros

t(elevision) i(nfra)r(ed) o(bservational) s(atellite)

Definition for tiros (2 of 3)

tiro
[ tahy-roh ]
/ ˈtaɪ roʊ /

noun, plural ti·ros.

Definition for tiros (3 of 3)

tyro

or ti·ro

[ tahy-roh ]
/ ˈtaɪ roʊ /

noun, plural ty·ros.

a beginner in learning anything; novice.

Origin of tyro

First recorded in 1605–15, tyro is from the Latin word tīrō recruit

SYNONYMS FOR tyro

OTHER WORDS FROM tyro

ty·ron·ic [tahy-ron-ik] /taɪˈrɒn ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tiros (1 of 3)

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)

British Dictionary definitions for tiros (2 of 3)

tiro
/ (ˈtaɪrəʊ) /

noun plural -ros

a variant spelling of tyro

British Dictionary definitions for tiros (3 of 3)

tyro

tiro

/ (ˈtaɪrəʊ) /

noun plural -ros

a novice or beginner

Derived forms of tyro

tyronic or tironic (taɪˈrɒnɪk), adjective

Word Origin for tyro

C17: from Latin tīrō recruit
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