Definition of non-directional in English:


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Pronunciation: /nɒndəˈrɛkʃənəl


  • 1Lacking directional properties.
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    • 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: the lighting is soft and non-directional, meaning there are no harsh shadows
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    • 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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