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radio detection

[′rād·ē·ō di′tek·shən]
(engineering)
The detection of the presence of an object by radiolocation without precise determination of its position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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