Definition of directional
1 : of, relating to, or indicating direction in space:a : suitable for detecting the direction from which radio signals come or for sending out radio signals in one direction only a directional antennab : operating most effectively in a particular direction a directional microphone
2 : relating to direction or guidance especially of thought or effort
directionalityplay \-ˌrek-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun
Examples of directional in a sentence
We work with maps to improve the students' directional skills.
the directional signal lights on an automobile
The radio has a directional antenna.
First Known Use of directional
DIRECTIONAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of directional for English Language Learners
: relating to or showing direction
: used for receiving sounds, radio signals, etc., that are coming from a particular direction
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