Definition of Adcock in English:

Adcock

noun

historical
  • Designating a type of radio aerial having four equidistant vertical elements, typically used for determining the direction of a source.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Journal of the Institute of Electrical Engineers. From the name of Frank Adcock, British engineer, who invented this type of aerial.

Pronunciation:

Adcock

/ˈadkɒk/