A microphone that picks up sound from all directions.

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  • Omnidirectional — refers to the notion of existing in every direction. Omnidirectional devices include: Omnidirectional antenna, an antenna that radiates equally in all directions VHF omnidirectional range, a type of radio navigation system for aircraft… …   Wikipedia

  • omnidirecţional — OMNIDIRECŢIONÁL, Ă, omnidirecţionali, e, adj. (Despre surse sau receptoare de radiaţii) Care nu are o direcţie precisă. [pr.: ţi o ] – Din fr. omnidirectionnel. Trimis de ionel bufu, 01.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  omnidirecţionál adj. m. direcţional …   Dicționar Român

  • omnidirectional — (adj.) 1927, from OMNI (Cf. omni ) + directional (see DIRECTION (Cf. direction)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • omnidirectional — ► ADJECTIVE Telecommunications ▪ receiving signals from or transmitting in all directions …   English terms dictionary

  • omnidirectional — [äm΄ni də rek′shə nəl] adj. [ OMNI + DIRECTIONAL] for sending or receiving radio or sound waves in or from any direction …   English World dictionary

  • omnidirectional — adjective Date: 1927 being in or involving all directions; especially receiving or sending radio waves equally well in all directions < omnidirectional antenna > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • omnidirectional — /om nee di rek sheuh nl/, adj. Electronics. sending or receiving signals in all directions: an omnidirectional microphone. [1925 30; OMNI + DIRECTIONAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • omnidirectional — adjective In every direction, especially of an antenna capable of transmitting or receiving signals in all directions, or of a microphone capable of detecting sound from all directions. An omnidirectional radio beacon. Ant: unidirectional …   Wiktionary

  • omnidirectional — adj. Omnidirectional is used with these nouns: ↑microphone …   Collocations dictionary

  • omnidirectional — om•ni•di•rec•tion•al [[t]ˌɒm ni dɪˈrɛk ʃə nl[/t]] adj. elo sending or receiving signals in all directions: an omnidirectional microphone[/ex] • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • omnidirectional — adj. in every direction; from every direction (especially about radio waves)om·ni·di·rec·tion·al || ‚ɑmnɪdaɪ rekʃənl /‚ɒmnɪdɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

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