Decca

noun
Dec·​ca | \ ˈde-kə How to pronounce Decca (audio) \

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

First Known Use of Decca

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Decca

Decca Company, British firm which developed it

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“Decca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Decca. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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