- a British radio navigational aid by which a fix is obtained by determining phase difference between continuous-wave signals from two synchronized fixed signals.
Origin of Decca
First recorded in 1945–50
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Examples from the Web for decca
Jessica, known as Decca, joined the Communist Party and ran away to Spain to cover the Civil War.Debo, Last Of The Mitfords, Dies
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Epstein encouraged them to play it at the Decca audition a few weeks later, and they did.The Beatles Succeeded Through Talent, Ambition, and a Lot of Arrogance
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Even the hysterics of the Mitford household have been more comprehensively covered by Nancy and Decca.The Duchess Tells All
November 25, 2010
Is it truly told me that you refused these birds to Queen Decca?
Then was Decca angry, and swore she would live no longer with Largnen, until he brought the singing swans to the palace.
Therefore Decca returned to the palace, and Largnen sent to Kemoc to beg of him the four white swans.
Soon were tidings brought to Decca of the swan-maiden and her three swan-brothers.
Nevertheless Largnen loved Decca, and great was his grief when he heard that she had fled.