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Tiros

[tahy-rohs] /ˈtaɪ roʊs/
noun, U.S. Aerospace.
1.
one of a series of satellites for transmitting television pictures of the earth's cloud cover.
Origin
t(elevision) i(nfra)r(ed) o(bservational) s(atellite)

tiro

[tahy-roh] /ˈtaɪ roʊ/
noun, plural tiros.
1.
tyro.
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British Dictionary definitions for Tiros

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

tiro

/ˈtaɪrəʊ/
noun (pl) -ros
1.
a variant spelling of tyro
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Related Abbreviations for Tiros

TIROS

  1. Television and Infrared Operational Satellite
  2. Television Infrared Observation Satellite
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