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Definition of "radiolocation" [radiolocation]

  • Detection of distant objects, such as ships or aircraft, by radar. (noun)

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 "radiolocation" in a sentence
  • "If you look at the US Frequency Allocation Chart, you will see that ‘radiolocation’ and ‘amateur’ allocations often share the same space, or adjacent space, in the UHF and microwave regions 300 MHz to 30 GHz."
  • "Britain all became leaders in the development of radiolocation in their home countries and Sir Robert Watson-Watt has stated that, but for Appleton's scientific work, radar would have come too late to have been of decisive use in the Battle of Britain."
  • "Aviation, radiolocation and television; light metals and plastics; prefabrication and dehydration; these are but the precursors of a new age which will add to the world's wealth and welfare as coal and steel and the steam engine and electricity and internal combustion added to it in the past."