an electronic navigational system establishing approximate position through coincidence in amplitude of two radio signals.

Origin of elektra

special use of Greek ḗlektra, plural of ḗlektron. See electron




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  • No, I expect Elektra took after her mother: red-haired girl, I fancy.

    Love and Lucy

    Maurice Henry Hewlett

  • She might have surprised the composer—but New York is yet to hear Elektra as music-drama.

  • "Salome" and "Elektra" had at least a certain dignity, a certain bearing.

    Musical Portraits

    Paul Rosenfeld

  • To him Elektra expressed the regeneration of a race, the destruction of vice, ignorance, and poverty.


    Carl Van Vechten

  • Elektra gave her her opportunity, and proved her one of the exceptional artists of the stage.


    Carl Van Vechten