Reflector vs Feedhorn - What's the difference?

reflector | feedhorn |


As nouns the difference between reflector and feedhorn

is that reflector is something which reflects heat, light or sound, especially something having a reflecting surface while feedhorn is a horn antenna used to convey electromagnetic waves between the transceiver and the reflector.

reflector

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something which reflects heat, light or sound, especially something having a reflecting surface.
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  • A reflecting telescope.
  • A small, often red, reflecting disk on the rear of a vehicle or bicycle that reflects the headlights of other vehicles.
  • A safety reflector.
  • Derived terms

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    See also

    * (telescope) refractor ----

    feedhorn

    English

    (Feed horn)

    Alternative forms

    *feed horn *feed-horn

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A horn antenna used to convey electromagnetic waves between the transceiver and the reflector.
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