Yagi

noun
Ya·​gi | \ ˈyä-gē How to pronounce Yagi (audio) , ˈya- \
variants: or less commonly yagi

Definition of Yagi

: 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

First Known Use of Yagi

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Yagi

Hidetsugu Yagi †1976 Japanese engineer

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“Yagi.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yagi. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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