coronograph
noun see coronagraph

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • coronagraph — coronagraphic /keuh roh neuh graf ik/, adj. /keuh roh neuh graf , grahf /, n. Astron. an instrument for observing and photographing the sun s corona, consisting of a telescope fitted with lenses, filters, and diaphragms that simulate an eclipse.… …   Universalium

  • coronographe — [ kɔrɔnɔgraf ] n. m. • 1941 (inventé en 1931); du lat. corona et graphe ♦ Astron. Lunette pour étudier la couronne solaire. ● coronographe nom masculin (anglais coronograph, du latin corona, couronne) Lunette astronomique spéciale qui permet la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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