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English definition of “radio telescope”

radio telescope

noun [C]    
a device for receiving, for scientific study, the electromagnetic waves sent out by objects in space such as starsAstronomy - general words
(Definition of radio telescope noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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