directional antenna

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directional antenna

n.
An antenna that receives or sends signals most effectively in a particular direction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.directional antenna - an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
antenna, transmitting aerial, aerial - an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
array - an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics
dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer, dish - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
yagi, Yagi aerial - a sharply directional antenna
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The German Air Traffic Control supplier, DFS, set up the directional antennae for the ILS, and the country's National Meteorological Service installed the instruments necessary to determine visibility and weather conditions.
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