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response on/over 360 degrees

English translation: over


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08:31 Feb 18, 2009
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Tech/Engineering - Military / Defense / radar
English term or phrase: response on/over 360 degrees
In my teaching job, I'm helping a student to polish her website. It's very technical and I'm not sure of the preposition to be used here - should it be on or over (or either)? The present text, from a sea navigation aid data sheet, is:

The careful assembling of three XXX [brand name]
reflectors gives a homogeneous response on
360 degrees in azimuth and 120° in elevation.
Sheila Wilson
Local time: 03:35
English translation:over
Here in the sense of "covering", rather than "above".
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Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:35
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4 +8over
Jack Doughty



31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8

Here in the sense of "covering", rather than "above".

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 43
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Asker: Thanks, Jack - that seems fairly conclusive.

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