/ (ˈtækən) /
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an electronic ultrahigh-frequency navigation system for aircraft which gives a continuous indication of bearing and distance from a transmitting station
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Word Origin for Tacan
C20: tac (tical) a (ir) n (avigation)
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How to use Tacan in a sentence
In 1072 for the first time appears tacan; in 1076 hofding and brydlop, etc.Scandinavian influence on Southern Lowland Scotch|George Tobias Flom