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electron telescope

noun
1.
a telescope in which an infrared image of a distant object is focused on the photosensitive cathode of an image tube.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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electron telescope

noun
1.
an astronomical telescope with an attachment for converting the infrared radiation emitted from the surface of planets into a visible image
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