thermal imagery


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thermal imagery

[′thər·məl ′im·ij·rē]
(electronics)
Imagery produced by measuring and recording electronically the thermal radiation of objects.

thermal imagery

That produced by measuring and electronically recording thermal radiation from objects. Thermal imagery normally pertains to IR (infrared) wavelengths. The imagery thus shows the variation of temperatures over the field of views whose imagery is taken. The hotter the object, the darker are the colors.
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