Definition of thermal imaging in English:

Share this entry

thermal imaging

noun

[mass noun]
The technique of using the heat given off by an object to produce an image of it or to locate it.
Example sentences
  • An alarm is sounded and closed-circuit TV cameras equipped with thermal imaging locate and track the potential threat and send information and pictures to the authorities.
  • It uses infrared thermal imaging to project an image onto the satellite navigation screen showing people, animals or crashed cars up to 300 yards away.
  • Tests have shown that a sensitive thermal imaging technique which spots heat coming off the face can detect liars.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ther|mal im|aging

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.