Fr.: antenne parabolique
A large parabolic structure that collects radio waves and focuses them on a detector by means of a secondary reflector. A similar device used as antenna for radar transmitting.
O.E. disc "plate, bowl, platter," from L. discus "dish, platter, quoit," from Gk. diskos "disk, platter."
Jâm "cup, chalice, goblet, bowl," Mid.Pers. jâm "vessel, goblet; glass," Av. yama- "glass, glass vessel," yāmô.pacika- "baked glass;" related to Skt. camasa- "a vessel used at sacrifices for drinking Soma, kind of flat dish or cup?"
Fr.: observation avec antenne uinique
A radio astronomical observation which uses only one antenna, in contrast to interferometric observations.