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racon

[rey-kon] /ˈreɪ kɒn/
noun
Origin of racon
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism; ra(dar bea)con
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  • After it has cooled it is again returned into the pan and boiled—if for the racon for three hours, if for the jibes four.

    Bible Animals; J. G. Wood
British Dictionary definitions for racon

racon

/ˈreɪkɒn/
noun
1.
another name for radar beacon
Word Origin
C20: from ra(dar) + (bea)con
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Related Abbreviations for racon

racon

radar beacon
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