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heat-seekingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈhiːtˌsiː.kɪŋ/
A heat-seeking ​weapon can ​direct itself towards something ​hot, ​especially the ​hotengine of an ​aircraft: heat-seeking missiles
(Definition of heat-seeking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heat-seeking”
in Chinese (Simplified) (武器)跟踪热源的,热自导引的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (武器)跟蹤熱源的,熱自導引的…
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