DEW line


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DEW line

 (do͞o, dyo͞o)
n.
A line of radar stations near the 70th parallel across the North American continent, maintained by the United States and Canada and intended to give advance warning of approaching enemy aircraft and missiles.

[D(istant) E(arly) W(arning).]

DEW line

(djuː)
n acronym for
1. (Communications & Information) distant early warning line, a network of radar stations situated mainly in Arctic regions to give early warning of aircraft or missile attack on North America
2. (Military) distant early warning line, a network of radar stations situated mainly in Arctic regions to give early warning of aircraft or missile attack on North America
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