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  • (noun) IPA(key): /ˈri.kɑːn/
  • (verb) IPA(key): /rəˈkɑn/, /riˈkɑn/

Etymology 1Edit

Contracted form of reconnaissance

NounEdit

recon ‎(plural recons)

  1. (chiefly US, military slang) reconnaissance.
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VerbEdit

recon ‎(third-person singular simple present recons, present participle reconning, simple past and past participle reconned)

  1. (chiefly US, military slang) reconnoiter.
SynonymsEdit
  • recce (British, Canadian)

Etymology 2Edit

Contracted form of recombination + -on

NounEdit

recon ‎(plural recons)

  1. (genetics) The smallest genetic unit that is capable of undergoing recombination.
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