omnidirectional


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om·ni·di·rec·tion·al

 (ŏm′nē-dĭ-rĕk′shə-nəl, -dī-)
adj.
Capable of transmitting or receiving signals in all directions, as an antenna.

omnidirectional

(ˌɒmnɪdɪˈrɛkʃənəl; -daɪ-)
adj
1. (Telecommunications) (of an antenna) capable of transmitting and receiving radio signals equally in any direction in the horizontal plane
2. (Electronics) (of a microphone or antenna) equally sensitive in all directions

om•ni•di•rec•tion•al

(ˌɒm ni dɪˈrɛk ʃə nl)

adj.
sending or receiving signals in all directions: an omnidirectional microphone.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.omnidirectional - not directional; "omnidirectional antenna"
directional - relating to or indicating directions in space; "a directional microphone"
Translations

omnidirectional

[ˌɒmnɪdɪˈrekʃənəl] ADJomnidireccional

omnidirectional

adjRundstrahl-; omnidirectional antennaRundstrahlantenne f
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