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noun ya·gi \ˈyä-gē, ˈya-\

Definition of yagi

  1. :  a highly directional and selective shortwave antenna consisting of a horizontal conductor of one or two dipoles connected with the receiver or transmitter and of a set of nearly equal insulated dipoles parallel to and on a level with the horizontal conductor

Origin and Etymology of yagi

Hidetsugu Yagi †1976 Japanese engineer

First Known Use: 1943

Rhymes with yagi

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