Definition of thermal imaging noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


thermal imaging

BrE BrE//ˌθɜːml ˈɪmɪdʒɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌθɜːrml ˈɪmɪdʒɪŋ//
[uncountable] (specialist)
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the process of producing an image of something or finding out where something is, using the heat that comes from it Rescue teams are using thermal imaging to locate survivors of the earthquake.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: thermal imaging