tracking station


tracking station
station where enemy movements are tracked and recorded

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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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 — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. observatory, radar station, reporting station, check point; see station …   English dictionary for students

  • 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