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.

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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