Definition of IRAS in English:

IRAS

Pronunciation /ˈīras/ /ˈaɪræs/

proper noun

  • A satellite launched in 1983 to map the distribution of infrared radiation in the sky.

    space station, space capsule, spacecraft

Origin

Abbreviation of Infrared Astronomical Satellite.

Pronunciation

IRAS

/ˈīras/ /ˈaɪræs/