dead spot


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dead spot

[′ded ‚spät]
(communications)
A geographic location in which signals from a radio, television, or radar transmitter are received poorly or not at all.
(electronics)
A portion of the tuning range of a receiver in which stations are heard poorly or not at all, due to improper design of tuning circuits.
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RAKE UP DOWNED LEAVES in the fall or those soggy leaves will suffocate the new sprouts in the spring and leave dead spots all over your lawn.
A Merseyside Police Authority report said: "There is considerable risk to officers when channels of communication are lost due to there being an Airwave dead spot within the hospital.
The WN3000RP eliminates wireless dead spots and boosts the reach of home networks thereby providing uninterrupted multimedia streaming for the home user and SOHO segment.
These fluids may be trapped in crevices and dead spots, such as those around extruding gaskets.
Spring dead spot appeared at all inoculation sites in all cultivars during the 3 yr following inoculation.
There really isn't a dead spot in the movie; some jokes might not fly but just about every concept is sure-footed and superbly executed.
Demand that flights have a large radius (more like a farmer's plow) that eliminates the dead spot on the flights.
Within the network there is a dead spot there, which is very bad,'' Carey said.
With Smart's widest cellular coverage in the country and Thuraya's satellite footprint that reaches even the remotest areas in the Philippines and beyond, a communications dead spot is now a thing of the past for mobile users," Vea said.
Specks can be due to contamination of the polymer or to resin degrading in a dead spot in the screw flights and being carried through with the next shot.
He added, though that there were still dead spots in some highways, as the two telecoms struggle with alleged underspending on cellular sites.
To ensure your house is fully covered, Globe At Home's special tech service team, the Globe Tech Squad, also offers Airties Wi-Fi Mesh, which extends Wi-Fi coverage to eliminate dead spots around the house and ensure full Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home.