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The condition in which a synchro system or servosystem seeks more than one null position.
The condition in which navigation coordinates derived from a navigational instrument define more than one point, direction, line of position, or surface of position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
ultimate authority in ancient Greece; often speaks in ambiguous terms. [Gk. Hist.: Leach, 305]
pledge to husband has double meaning. [Arth. Legend: Tristan]
epithet of Apollo, meaning “ambiguous” in reference to his practically uninterpretable oracles. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmer-man, 26]
different opinion for every one of his offices. [Br. Opera: The Mikado, Magill I, 591–592]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.