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 (yä′gē, yăg′ē)
n. pl. ya·gis
A directional radio antenna consisting of a parallel array of similar elements in which only one element is directly connected to the feed line from the receiver or transmitter.

[After Hidetsugu Yagi (1886-1976), Japanese electrical engineer.]
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Noun1.yagi - a sharply directional antenna
directional antenna - an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
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Several areas in Metro Manila and Luzon experienced heavy flooding on Saturday due to the incessant rains enhanced by Tropical Storm Yagi, which was assigned the name 'Karding' while it was inside the Philippine area of responsibility.
Manila: Two persons died while another is reported missing from effects of the southwest monsoon and storm Yagi in Metro Manila, officials reported Monday.
The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has said that Marikina City was the hardest hit by floods caused by the southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical storm "Karding" (Yagi) in Metro Manila.
With two other tropical storms, Yagi and Leepi, and so many low pressure systems around Taiwan, brief showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue throughout Taiwan for the next week.
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Yagi further muddles the importance of Native allies to both sides, stating, "Throughout the duration of the Seven Years' War, [Amerindians] contributed very little to the British war effort and remained staunchly pro-French, even when the conflict ended--after which, under Pontiac, they began their own" (99).
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Pang, "SIW-fed Yagi antenna and its application on monopulse antenna," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol.
Most notable was deployment of a large Yagi antenna from NORsat-2 that will provide first-of-its-kind VHF Data Exchange (VDE) from space.
Antenna styles include omni-directional base station antennas, directional Yagi and Folded Dipole Antennas, and in-building panel and ceiling mount antennas, as well as cellular, ISM, UHF, VHF, and Low Band Mobile Antennas.