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photoreconnaissance

[foh-toh-ri-kon-uh-suh ns, -zuh ns] /ˌfoʊ toʊ rɪˈkɒn ə səns, -zəns/
noun
1.
reconnaissance using aerial photography.
Also, photo-reconnaissance.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; photo- + reconnaissance
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  • There were two handicaps in the use of photoreconnaissance as a major source of combat intelligence.
  • Satellites are used for a vast array of monitoring tasks, from photoreconnaissance to detection of atmospheric nuclear tests.
  • The company also builds interiors for specialty aircraft such as medivac and photoreconnaissance units.
British Dictionary definitions for photoreconnaissance

photoreconnaissance

/ˌfəʊtəʊrɪˈkɒnɪsəns/
noun
1.
(mainly military) reconnaissance from the air by camera
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