tacan

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English[edit]

Acronym[edit]

tacan

  1. An ultrahigh frequency electronic air navigation system, able to provide continuous bearing and slant range to a selected station. The term is derived from tactical air navigation. JP 1-02.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A late borrowing (c. 1100), from Old Norse taka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tacan

  1. to take
  2. to touch, make contact with

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