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nondirectional

(ˌnɒndɪˈrɛkʃənəl; ˌnɒndaɪˈrɛkʃənəl) or

nondirective

adj
(of a radio aerial, microphone, loudspeaker, etc) working equally in all directions at once, rather than in one direction only
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non•di•rec•tion•al

(ˌnɒn dɪˈrɛk ʃə nl, -daɪ-)

adj.
functioning equally well in all directions; omnidirectional.
[1900–05]
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Two-tailed test used for nondirectional hypotheses.
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