remote sensing

noun

Definition of remote sensing

technical
:the use of satellites to collect information about and take photographs of the Earth

Word by Word Definitions

remote play
  1. : separated by an interval or space greater than usual

  2. : far removed in space, time, or relation : divergent

  3. : out-of-the-way, secluded

  1. : a radio or television program or a portion of a program originating outside the studio

  2. : remote control

sense play sensing
  1. : a meaning conveyed or intended : import, signification

  2. : the faculty of perceiving by means of sense organs

  3. : a specialized function or mechanism (such as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch) by which an animal receives and responds to external or internal stimuli

  1. : to perceive by the senses (see 1sense 2)

  2. : to be or become conscious of

  3. : grasp, comprehend


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