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ra'dar bea"con




a radar device at a fixed location that, on receiving a radar signal, automatically transmits a particular radar signal in reply, identifying itself and enabling navigators of ships and aircraft to determine their distance and direction from it. Also called racon.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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