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vor

(vɔː)
vb
to warn
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VOR

An air navigational radio aid which uses phase comparison of a ground transmitted signal to determine bearing. This term is derived from the words "very high frequency omnidirectional radio range."
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
References in classic literature ?
"I zay," said he, "you mos pe dronk as de pig, vor zit dare and not zee me zit ere; and I zay, doo, you mos pe pigger vool as de goose, vor to dispelief vat iz print in de print.
"Az vor ow I com'd ere," replied the figure, "dat iz none of your pizzness; and as vor vat I be talking apout, I be talk apout vat I tink proper; and as vor who I be, vy dat is de very ting I com'd here for to let you zee for yourzelf."
"You zee," said he, "it iz te bess vor zit still; and now you shall know who I pe.
"My pizzness !" ejaculated the thing, "vy vat a low bred buppy you mos pe vor to ask a gentleman und an angel apout his pizziness!"
He hath more reason to glory in it than to be ashamed of it."--"Indeed, sir," says Jones, "I have no reason for either; but if it preserved Miss Western, I shall always think it the happiest accident of my life."--"And to gu," said the squire, "to zet Allworthy against thee vor it!
"All de vorlt is at vor!" said the linguist, waving his cocoa in an illustrative manner, "all de vorlt is at vor!"
"All de vorlt is at vor! They haf burn' Berlin; they haf burn' London; they haf burn' Hamburg and Paris.
Today, with a full complement of VORs, GPS outages are merely an inconvenience.
Vors, who is studying under Dr Mark Boyce, Alberta Conservation Association Chair in Fisheries and Wildlife at the University of Alberta, said that the decline raises serious concerns not only for the animals, but also for people living in northern latitudes who depend on the animals for their livelihood.
Late that afternoon, I called Flight Service about the flight home and received the same briefing: "CAVU." Soon, I was enjoying a smooth ride up at 10,000 feet, had crossed VOR #2 and adjusted course toward VOR #3...