Instrument Landing System (ILS)

Technology / Aviation / Instrument Landing System (ILS): A radar-based system allowing ILS-equipped aircraft to find a runway and land when clouds may be as low as 200' (or lower for special circumstances).

Other Words for Instrument

Instrument Adjective Synonyms: implement, tool, device, apparatus, utensil, appliance, contrivance, mechanism, gadget, contraption, thingumabob, thingumajig, thingummy, thingy, whatsit, what's-its-name, whatnot, what-d'you-call-it, gubbins, gismo or gizmo
Instrument Noun Synonyms: agency, means, way, factor, mechanism, instrumentality, wherewithal, (prime) mover, catalyst, agent
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Other Words for Landing

Landing Verb Synonyms: touchdown, alighting, splashdown, docking
Landing Noun Synonyms: landing-place, dock, pier, jetty, wharf, quay
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Other Words for System

System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
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National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS)

Business / Agriculture / National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS): Consists of all of the National Wildlife Refuges, the Waterfowl Production Areas, and certain other small tracts managed by states under cooperative agreements with the Fish and Wildlife Service. In g MORE

National Television System Committee (NTSC)

Technology / Home Audio / National Television System Committee (NTSC): Refers to the standards used for video broadcast and playback signal parameters in the U.S. Japan and other countries. Alternative systems used in Europe and some Asian countries are PAL and SECAM. MORE

Negotiable Instrument

Business / Finance / Negotiable Instrument: An unconditional order or promise to pay some amount of money, easily transferable from one party to another. MORE

Nervous System

Science / Biology / Nervous System: One of eleven major body organ systems in animals; coordinates and controls actions of internal organs and body systems, receives and processes sensory information from the external environment, and c MORE

Next Generation Water Level Measurement System (NGWLMS)

Science / Tides and Currents / Next Generation Water Level Measurement System (NGWLMS): A fully integrated system encompassing new technology sensors and recording equipment, multiple data transmission options, and an integrated data processing, analysis, and dissemination subsystem. MORE

Network Basic Input - Output System (NetBIOS)

Technology / Computers / Network Basic Input - Output System (NetBIOS): A commonly used networking protocol originally developed for LANs. Operates on the Session and Transport layers of the OSI model, so doesn't make use of physical network characteristics. MORE

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