Reflector vs Nutator - What's the difference?

reflector | nutator |


As nouns the difference between reflector and nutator

is that reflector is something which reflects heat, light or sound, especially something having a reflecting surface while nutator is a mechanical or electronic device for gyrating a feedhorn, dipole, or radar about the axis of the reflector without changing its polarization.

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 ----

    nutator

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mechanical or electronic device for gyrating a feedhorn, dipole, or radar about the axis of the reflector without changing its polarization.