Decca

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 and Etymology of decca

Decca Company, British firm which developed it


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