Definition of loran in English:
A system of long-distance navigation in which position is determined from the intervals between signal pulses received from widely spaced radio transmitters.
- Two wires from your GPS or Loran C navigation receiver carry a digital signal that precisely specifies your boat's position.
- No license is needed for an EPIRB, radar, Loran, GPS, depth finder or CB radio.
- But you know that Loran signals may drift a bit at dusk and dawn when a weather front approaches.
1940s: from lo(ng-)ra(nge) n(avigation).
Words that rhyme with loranAndorran, Doran, Lauren
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