HyperDic: directional

English > 3 senses of the word directional:
ADJECTIVEpertdirectionalrelating to or indicating directions in space
pertdirectionalrelating to direction toward a (nonspatial) goal
alldirectional, directing, directive, guidingshowing the way / way by conducting or leading
directional > pronunciation
Soundsdayreh'kshihnahl; dereh'kshahnahl; dihreh'kshihnahl; diyreh'kshihnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > directional: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or indicating directions in space.
Example"a directional microphone"
Oppositeomnidirectionalnot directional
Spanishdireccional
Catalandireccional
Nounsdirectionthe spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
directionalitythe property of a microphone or antenna of being more sensitive in one direction than in another
English > directional: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to direction toward a (nonspatial) goal.
Example"he tried to explain the directional trends of modern science"
Nounsdirectionthe act of managing something
English > directional: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningshowing the way / way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on.
Example "the directional role of science on industrial progress"
Synonymsdirecting, directive, guiding
BroaderleadingGoing or proceeding or going in advance

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