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A relatively short-range navigation system by which a ship or aircraft can determine its position with high precision by measuring the times required for a radar signal to reach and return from each of two ground stations of known position.

[sho(rt)-ra(nge) n(avigation).]
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(Electronics) a short-range radar system by which an aircraft, ship, etc, can accurately determine its position by the time taken for a signal to be sent to two radar beacons at known locations and be returned
[C20: sho(rt) ra(nge) n(avigation)]
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"The rescued Hindu pilgrims spent night in Gandawa later all pilgrims were transported to Shoran through passenger coaches." Meer Sultan Bugti said added three helicopters of Pak Army participated in the relief and rescue operation.
Shoran ve Dinah [26] akran egitimi veren ust siniftaki ogrencilerin onceki yillarda ne kadar cok sey ogrendiklerini fark ettiklerini belirtmislerdir.
Rind, talking to the media, said that security forces have encircled Shoran town, where residence of the chief of the Rind tribe was located.
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Survivors include three sons, Steven of Portland, Jay of Monroe and Neil of Roseburg; a daughter, Shoran Adair of Springfield; a stepson, Michael Bacon of Vancouver, Wash.; a stepdaughter, Barbara Muenzos of Portland; two sisters, Geri Cook of Medford and Myrna McKinney of Davis, Calif.; two brothers, Michael of Oakland, Calif.
h) Grup Tartismasi Yontemi: Shoran ve arkadaslari tarafindan 1984 yilinda gelistirilen bu yontem, ogrenme surecinde ogrencilerin kendi kendiliklerince yaptiklari faaliyetler temel hareket noktasi olarak ele almaktadi r.
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Story by Shoran Anderson, public affairs office, Chief of Naval Personnel.
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