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racon

[rey-kon]
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noun
  1. radar beacon.

Origin of racon

1940–45, Americanism; ra(dar bea)con
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Examples from the Web for racon

Historical Examples

  • After it has cooled it is again returned into the pan and boiled—if for the racon for three hours, if for the jibes four.

    Bible Animals;

    J. G. Wood


British Dictionary definitions for racon

racon

noun
  1. another name for radar beacon

Word Origin

C20: from ra (dar) + (bea) con
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