Definition of radio telescope noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


radio telescope

BrE BrE//ˌreɪdiəʊ ˈtelɪskəʊp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌreɪdioʊ ˈtelɪskoʊp//
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a piece of equipment that receives radio waves from space and is used for finding stars and the position of spacecraft, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: radio telescope