recon

[ri-kon] Informal.
noun
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), reconned, reconning.

Origin:
1915–20, Americanism; by shortening

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recon re·con (rē'kŏn')
n.
The smallest genetic unit capable of recombination.

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recon
reconnaissance
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Example sentences
Recon tells me that the enemy is setting up an ambush north of our position.
Meanwhile, other agents use aerial recon to track down what they believe is a thrill-killing poacher.
The results of our expedition have been all that we'd hoped for in a recon mission.
We picked several from different parts of the planet, took them aboard our recon vessels, probed them all the way through.
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