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multiple-beam antenna[′məl·tə·pəl ¦bēm an′ten·ə]
An antenna or antenna array which radiates several beams in different directions.
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An antenna that can process a number of beams simultaneously. In radars, this enables the azimuth and height determination of targets simultaneously.
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