Definition of nondirectional in English:

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nondirectional

Pronunciation: /ˌnändəˈrekSHənəl/

adjective

1Lacking directional properties.
Example sentences
  • The simplest explanation of these changes, given the non-directional pattern evident in Figure 3, is that they result from the varying patterns of replenishment and loss of individual fishes.
  • It was observed that the bulging effect at the apex was accompanied by the formation of thick but non-directional microfilaments.
  • Because it is non-directional, a manufacturer can optimize cutting yield.
1.1(Of sound, light, radio waves, etc.) equally sensitive, intense, etc., in every direction.
Example sentences
  • We also needed to confirm the airport would be open, and the airport lights and non-directional beacon were working.
  • The airstrip, which does not have a manned control tower, is served by a non-directional beacon.
  • The voice came from all around as non-directional speakers vibrated the air of the room itself.

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Syllabification: non·di·rec·tion·al

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