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beam steering

[′bēm ‚stir·iŋ]
(electronics)
Changing the direction of the major lobe of a radiation pattern, usually by switching antenna elements.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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