Diviner is an infrared sensing instrument aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, part of the Lunar Precursor Robotic Program which is studying the moon. It is also referred to as the DLRE, for 'Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment' - A radiometer is a sensor designed to measure Electromagnetic Radiation, especially infrared heat radiation.

On the 9th of October, 2009, the Diviner team announced[1] detection of a hot spot on the moon at the location of the LCROSS impact.

Other uses

Diviner also refers to a person who claims to see the future by supernatural means. For this meaning, see divination.


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  • Diviner — Di*vin er, n. 1. One who professes divination; one who pretends to predict events, or to reveal occult things, by supernatural means. [1913 Webster] The diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain. Zech. x. 2. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diviner — Diviner, Augurari. Le lieu où on divinoit, Auguraculum …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • diviner — Ⅰ. divine [1] ► ADJECTIVE (diviner, divinest) 1) of, from, or like God or a god. 2) informal excellent. ► NOUN 1) dated a cleric or theologian. 2) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • diviner — noun a) one who foretells the future b) one who searches for underground objects or water using a divining rod Syn: foreteller, fortune teller, prophet, seer, soothsayer …   Wiktionary

  • diviner — noun Date: 14th century 1. a person who practices divination ; soothsayer 2. a person who divines the location of water or minerals …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diviner — /di vuy neuhr/, n. 1. a person who divines; soothsayer; prophet. 2. a person skilled in using a divining rod. [1300 50; DIVINE + ER1; r. ME divinour < AF < LL divinator soothsayer, equiv. to L divina(re) to DIVINE + tor TOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • diviner — Synonyms and related words: Cassandra, Comus, Druid, Faust, astrologer, augur, calamity howler, conjurer, crystal gazer, diabolist, divinator, divineress, dowser, forecaster, foreknower, foreseer, foreshower, foreteller, fortuneteller, geomancer …   Moby Thesaurus

  • diviner — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. prophet, seer, sorcerer, witch; see magician 1 , prophet . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who foretells future events by or as if by supernatural means: augur, auspex, foreteller, haruspex, prophesier, prophet,… …   English dictionary for students

  • diviner — di|vin|er [ dı vaınər ] noun count someone who finds out about the future by receiving signs from the spirit world …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • diviner — di vin·er || nÉ™ n. prophet, clairvoyant; one that searches for underground water or minerals using a divining rod …   English contemporary dictionary

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