Definition of ELINT in English:

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ELINT

Pronunciation: /ˈelint/

noun

Covert intelligence-gathering by electronic means.
Example sentences
  • It also gathered much vital electronic intelligence, or Elint, meaning those signals put out by radar, missiles, and other devices.
  • ELINT primarily focuses on non-communications signals intelligence.
  • Unlike most other ELINT satellites, which operate in geosynchronous orbits, Mercurys are placed in even higher orbits and move in complex, elliptical patterns.

Origin

1960s: blend of electronic and intelligence.

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Syllabification: ELINT

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