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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A relatively short-range navigation system by which a ship or aircraft can determine its position with high precision by measuring the times required for a radar signal to reach and return from each of two ground stations of known position.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[sho(rt)-ra(nge) n(avigation).]

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