Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "interferometers" [interferometers]

  • Plural form of interferometer. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "interferometers" in a sentence
  • "Telescopes like ALMA are called interferometers because they use the principle of very-long baseline interferometry – by linking separate telescopes together, a larger telescope of the effective resolution of the distance between the separate elements is achieved."
  • "The crust could be so strong as to be able to elicit gravitational waves that could not only limit the spin periods of some stars, but that could also be detected by high-resolution telescopes called interferometers, the modeling found."
  • "Radio astronomers built interferometers, or arrays of radio dishes that together act like one big telescope, in order to improve resolution."