Definition of thermal imaging in English:

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thermal imaging

Pronunciation: /ˈTHərməl ˈimijiNG/


The technique of using the heat given off by an object to produce an image of it or 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.

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Syllabification: ther·mal im·ag·ing

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