able to judge or deal with all matters
[om-nee-di-rek-shuh-nl] /ˌɒm ni dɪˈrɛk ʃə nl/ adjective, Electronics. 1. sending or receiving signals in all directions: an omnidirectional microphone. /ˌɒmnɪdɪˈrɛkʃənəl; -daɪ-/ adjective 1. (of an antenna) capable of transmitting and receiving radio signals equally in any direction in the horizontal plane 2. (of a microphone or antenna) equally sensitive in all directions adj. 1927, from […]
[om-ni-dis-tuh ns] /ˌɒm nɪˈdɪs təns/ noun, Navigation. 1. the between an omnirange station and a receiver.
[om-nuh-fair-ee-uh s] /ˌɒm nəˈfɛər i əs/ adjective 1. of all forms, varieties, or kinds. /ˌɒmnɪˈfɛərɪəs/ adjective 1. of many or all varieties or forms adj. 1650s, from Late Latin omnifarius “of all sorts,” from Latin omnifariam “on all places or parts,” from omnis “all” (see omni-) + -fariam “parts” (cf. multifarious). Related: Omnifariously; omnifariousness.
Alternate name for NYU OMNIFAX? Early system on UNIVAC I or II. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).