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Tiros

[ tahy-rohs ]

noun

, U.S. Aerospace.
  1. one of a series of satellites for transmitting television pictures of the earth's cloud cover.


Tiros

/ ˈtaɪrəʊs /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Tiros1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Tiros1

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

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Example Sentences

If any note were needed here, it might have been devoted to pointing out to tiros the fine subjective touch.

Aquellos tiros tronarn eternamente en mi corazn y en mi cerebro, como tronaban aquel da!

Tiros are prone to it, because they at first instinctively endeavour to work with arms rather than with body.

Tiros will be comforted by hearing that if Curtius is less pleasant to read than Livy, he is also less difficult.

They always do—men and women, veterans and tiros—and Joyce was no exception.

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