Associations to the word «Racon»

Wiktionary

RACON, noun. A beacon that, on detecting a radar signal, transmits a coded navigation signal

Dictionary definition

RACON, noun. A device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley