HyperDic: reflector

English > 2 senses of the word reflector:
NOUNartifactreflectordevice that reflects radiation
artifactreflector, reflecting telescopeoptical telescope consisting of a large concave mirror that produces an image that is magnified by the eyepiece
reflector > pronunciation
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > reflector: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningdevice that reflects radiation.
Narrowermirrorpolished surface that forms images by reflecting light
parabolic reflector, paraboloid reflectorA concave reflector used to produce a parallel beam when the source is placed at its focus or to focus an incoming parallel beam
solar dish, solar collector, solar furnaceA concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Verbsreflectto throw or bend back (from a surface)
English > reflector: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningoptical telescope consisting of a large concave mirror that produces an image that is magnified by the eyepiece.
Synonymreflecting telescope
Partsparabolic mirrorA parabolic reflector for light radiation
NarrowerCassegrainian telescope, Gregorian telescopeA reflecting telescope that has a paraboloidal primary mirror and a hyperboloidal secondary mirror
Herschelian telescope, off-axis reflectorA reflecting telescope with the mirror slightly tilted to throw the image to the side where it can be viewed
Maksutov telescopereflecting telescope in which the aberration of the concave mirror is reduced by a meniscus lens
Newtonian telescope, Newtonian reflectorreflecting telescope in which the image is viewed through an eyepiece perpendicular to main axis
Schmidt telescope, Schmidt camerareflecting telescope that has plate that corrects for aberration so a wide area of sky can be photographed
coude telescope, coude systemA reflecting telescope so constructed that the light is led to a plate holder or spectrograph
Broaderoptical telescopeAn astronomical telescope designed to collect and record light from cosmic sources
Spanishtelescopio reflector
Catalanreflector, telescopi reflector

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