noun Dec·ca \ˈde-kə\

Definition of DECCA

:  a system of long-range navigation used chiefly in Europe that utilizes the phase differences of continuous-wave signals from synchronized ground transmitters to establish position

Origin of DECCA

Decca Co., British firm which developed it
First Known Use: 1946

Rhymes with DECCA


Next Word in the Dictionary: deccan hempPrevious Word in the Dictionary: decaylessAll Words Near: Decca
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears