Definition of Very Large Array in English:

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Very Large Array

(abbreviation VLA)


The world’s largest radio telescope, consisting of 27 dish antennas near Socorro, New Mexico.
Example sentences
  • That baseline length may be some miles, as in the case of the Very Large Array near Socorro, New Mexico.
  • This prompted the team to propose an ongoing monitoring program using the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array radio telescope in New Mexico.
  • The other men are brother figures, such as her assistants at the Very Large Array of radio telescopes in the desert.

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Syllabification: Ver·y Large Ar·ray

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