radio compass


radio compass
noun
a direction finder that gives a bearing by determining the direction of incoming radio signals
Hypernyms: ↑direction finder

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noun
: a direction finder used in navigation

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a radio receiver with a directional antenna for determining the bearing of the receiver from a radio transmitter.
[1915-20]

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radio compass noun
A radio direction-finding instrument
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Main Entry:radio

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • radio compass — /ˌreɪdioʊ ˈkʌmpəs/ (say .raydeeoh kumpuhs) noun any device, as a radio receiver with a directional aerial, which can be used for position finding …   Australian English dictionary

  • radio compass — noun Date: 1918 a direction finder used in navigation …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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