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See also: heat shield

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heat +‎ shield

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heatshield (plural heatshields)

  1. A system designed to protect what is behind it against heat.
  2. (astronautics) A system designed to protect an object entering an atmosphere at high speed from the resulting very high temperature due to atmospheric drag

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