omnirange

[ om-nuh-reynj ]
/ ˈɒm nəˌreɪndʒ /

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.

Nearby words

  1. omnigraph,
  2. omnipotence,
  3. omnipotent,
  4. omnipresence,
  5. omnipresent,
  6. omniscience,
  7. omniscient,
  8. omnisexual,
  9. omnishambles,
  10. omnium gatherum

Origin of omnirange

First recorded in 1945–50; omni- + range

Also called VOR

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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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