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omnirange

[ om-nuh-reynj ]
/ ˈɒm nəˌreɪndʒ /
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noun
a radio navigational aid in which stations emit distinctive signals on each of 360 degrees, giving the bearing of each degree with reference to magnetic north.
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Also called VOR

Origin of omnirange

First recorded in 1945–50; omni- + range
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British Dictionary definitions for omnirange

omnirange
/ (ˈɒmnɪˌreɪndʒ) /

noun
a very-high-frequency ground radio navigational system to assist a pilot in plotting his exact position
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