- tracking station
- (Roget's IV)
Syn. observatory, radar station, reporting station, check point; see station .
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tracking station — ☆ tracking station n. a station equipped to track the path of and record data from a spacecraft, satellite, etc … English World dictionary
tracking station — tracking .station n a place from which objects moving in space, such as ↑satellites and ↑rockets, can be recognized and followed … Dictionary of contemporary English
tracking station — tracking ,station noun count a place where scientists check and record the movements of space vehicles and SATELLITES … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
tracking station — Synonyms and related words: CIC, Combat Information Center, advance base, beacon station, bunker, control center, control station, direction finder station, display station, fixed station, home station, impact area, inner station, launching base … Moby Thesaurus
tracking station — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tracking station : singular tracking station plural tracking stations a place where scientists check and record the movements of space vehicles and satellites … English dictionary
tracking station — a facility equipped with instrumentation for following the flight path of, communicating with, and collecting data from a rocket or spacecraft. [1960 65] * * * ˈtracking station [tracking station] noun a place where people follow the movements of … Useful english dictionary
tracking station — sekimo stotis statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. tracking station vok. Folgeradaranlage, f rus. станция слежения, f pranc. station de poursuite, f … Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas
tracking station — station where enemy movements are tracked and recorded … English contemporary dictionary
tracking station — /ˈtrækɪŋ steɪʃən/ (say traking stayshuhn) noun a station used for following an object, especially a satellite, moving through the atmosphere or space, usually by means of radio or radar … Australian English dictionary
tracking station — a facility equipped with instrumentation for following the flight path of, communicating with, and collecting data from a rocket or spacecraft. [1960 65] * * * … Universalium