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omnirange

[om-nuh-reynj]
noun
  1. 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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Origin of omnirange

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

omnirange

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