pencil beam


noun

a cone-shaped radar beam.

Nearby words

  1. pencel,
  2. penchant,
  3. penchi,
  4. penché,
  5. pencil,
  6. pencil box,
  7. pencil cedar,
  8. pencil crayon,
  9. pencil gate,
  10. pencil pusher

Origin of pencil beam

First recorded in 1945–50

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