Definition of racon in English:

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racon

Pronunciation: /ˈrākän/

noun

chiefly US
A radar beacon that can be identified and located by its response to a specific radar signal.
Example sentences
  • The racon on the Bishop Rock Lighthouse works on the 3cm and 10 cm wavelengths, has a range of around 18 nautical miles and the Morse coding of T.

Origin

1940s: blend of radar and beacon.

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Syllabification: ra·con

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