om·​ni·​di·​rec·​tion·​al | \ ˌäm-ni-də-ˈrek-shnəl How to pronounce omnidirectional (audio) , -ˌnī-, -(ˌ)dī-, -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of omnidirectional

: being in or involving all directions especially : receiving or sending radio waves equally well in all directions omnidirectional antenna

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Recent Examples on the Web Alternatively, the transmitter device has an omnidirectional microphone built-in that can be used instead of the Lavalier. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 8 June 2021 At a maximum, Morton seems to feel that this omnidirectional, uncanny form of care could help save the world. Morgan Meis, The New Yorker, 8 June 2021 The grill is cut in 360-degree lines to ensure True360 omnidirectional sound—ideal for starry nights around a campfire. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 20 May 2021 The grill is cut in 360-degree lines to ensure True360 omnidirectional sound, perfect for nights spent around a campfire. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 20 May 2021 The three capsules can be switched between four distinct polar pickup patterns which are: cardioid, stereo, bi-directional and omnidirectional. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 20 Mar. 2021 The omnidirectional pattern is ideal for general use, while the cardioid pattern is perfect for voiceovers and close-mic vocals. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 20 Mar. 2021 The omnidirectional mic and open-ear design works well to give you a more natural conference experience. Anthony Karcz, Forbes, 5 Mar. 2021 This Anker projector utilizes a soda can design to deliver a great picture and 360-degree, omnidirectional sound. Popular Science, 30 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of omnidirectional

1927, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2021

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“Omnidirectional.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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