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Definition of "omnidirectional" []

  • Capable of transmitting or receiving signals in all directions, as an antenna. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "omnidirectional" in a sentence
  • "These microphones are generally called omnidirectional microphones."
  • "These new systems will work great regardless of whether you're working on a desktop computer or a notebook of Mac and Windows varieties, as the 360-Degree Sound feature (better known as omnidirectional acoustics) are able to create a substantially wider sweet spot which comes in handy if you often move your computer all over the place, where the speaker drivers will face forward and backwards in each satellite, being capable of transmitting sound more consistently over a wider range of space for you to enjoy your music to the maximum regardless of where you are in the room."
  • "An "omnidirectional" antenna, which picks up stations from all directions, sounds like a good idea, but it isn't necessarily better, either."
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