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di·rec·tion·al / diˈrekshənl/ • adj. 1. relating to or indicating the direction in which someone or something is situated, moving, or developing: directional signs wherever two paths joined. 2. having a particular direction of motion, progression, or orientation: coiling the wire permits directional flow of the magnetic flux. ∎  relating to, denoting, or designed for the projection, transmission, or reception of light, radio, or sound waves in or from a particular direction or directions: a directional microphone. DERIVATIVES: di·rec·tion·al·i·ty / diˌrekshəˈnalitē/ n. di·rec·tion·al·ly adv.

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