fanning beam

A radiant energy beam, such as a radar beam, which sweeps back and forth over a limited arc.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bridge — bridge1 bridgeable, adj. bridgeless, adj. bridgelike, adj. /brij/, n., v., bridged, bridging, adj. n. 1. a structure spanning and providing passage over a river, chasm, road, or the like. 2. a connecting, transitional, or intermediate route or… …   Universalium

  • Reynolds-Alberta Museum — The Reynolds Alberta Museum, in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada, one of 18 provincially owned and operated historic sites and museums, honours the spirit of the machine . It traces the mechanisation of Alberta s transportation, aviation, agricultural …   Wikipedia

  • Knox class frigate — USS Robert E. Peary (FF 1073) and the skyline of San Francisco in the background Class overview Builders …   Wikipedia

  • O'Brien class destroyer — Lead ship of the O Brien class, USS O Brien (DD 51) Class overview Name: O Brien class destroyer …   Wikipedia

  • Mahan class destroyer — USS Mahan (DD 364) Class overview Name: Mahan class destroyer Builders: United Shipbuilding …   Wikipedia

  • List of villains and monsters in Demashita! Powerpuff Girls Z — This article contains information on the villains and monsters in the anime Demashita! Powerpuff Girls Z, produced by Cartoon Network, Toei Animation, and Aniplex.Like the Powerpuff Girls, most of the villains were normal everyday… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Jackie Chan Adventures characters — This is a list of characters from the animated television series Jackie Chan Adventures. Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 Jackie Chan 1.2 Jade Chan 1.3 Uncle Chan …   Wikipedia

  • Negative index metamaterials — A negative index metamaterial causes light to refract, or bend, differently than in more common positive refractive index materials. Negative index metamaterials or negative index materials (NIM) are artificial structures where the refractive… …   Wikipedia

  • Compass — This article is about the direction finding instrument used in navigation. For other uses, see Compass (disambiguation). A simple dry magnetic pocket compass …   Wikipedia

  • Dimensionless quantity — In dimensional analysis, a dimensionless quantity or quantity of dimension one is a quantity without an associated physical dimension. It is thus a pure number, and as such always has a dimension of 1.[1] Dimensionless quantities are widely used… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.