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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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directionaldi‧rec‧tion‧al /dəˈrekʃənəl, daɪ-/ adjective technical  1 DIRECTIONrelating to the direction in which something is pointing or moving2 TCa directional piece of equipment receives or gives out radio signals from some directions more strongly than others
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directionala directional antennaSo, says Daedalus. imagine a Cexspex lens exposed to a bright directional beam of light.It was several preceptors phasing out together, Posi later explained, that threw directional control and some other functions out of kilter.Hooking up a powered antenna by Terk, which amplifies incoming signals and allows greater directional fine-tuning, produced no appreciable improvement.directional signsNote that both the l.e.d. and phototransistor are very directional - the tops are the sensitive surfaces.
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