a radio station that sends a characteristic signal so as to enable ships or airplanes to determine their position or bearing by means of a radio compass.
a fixed radio transmitting station that broadcasts a characteristic signal by means of which a vessel or aircraft can determine its bearing or position Sometimes shortened to beacon
noun 1. (def 12). noun 1. a narrow beam of radio signals transmitted by a radio or radar beacon, radio telescope, or some other directional aerial, used for communications, navigation, etc Sometimes shortened to beam
radiobicipital ra·di·o·bi·cip·i·tal (rā’dē-ō-bī-sĭp’ĭ-tl) adj. Of or relating to the radius and the biceps muscle.
[rey-dee-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee] /ˌreɪ di oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of dealing with the effects of radiation on living matter. /ˌreɪdɪəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of biology concerned with the effects of radiation on living organisms and the study of biological processes using radioactive substances as tracers radiobiology ra·di·o·bi·ol·o·gy (rā’dē-ō-bī-ŏl’ə-jē) n. The study of […]
[noun rey-dee-oh-brawd-kast, -kahst; verb rey-dee-oh-brawd-kast, -kahst] /noun ˈreɪ di oʊˌbrɔd kæst, -kɑst; verb ˌreɪ di oʊˈbrɔdˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/ noun 1. a by radio. verb (used with or without object), radiobroadcast or radiobroadcasted, radiobroadcasting. 2. to by radio.