omnirange

omnirange

[om-nuh-reynj]
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.
Also called VOR.


Origin:
1945–50; omni- + range

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omnirange (ˈɒmnɪˌreɪndʒ)
 
n
a very-high-frequency ground radio navigational system to assist a pilot in plotting his exact position

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