Loxodromics
Loxodromics Lox`o*drom"ics, n. The art or method of sailing on the loxodromic or rhumb line. [1913 Webster]

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  • loxodromics — /lok seuh drom iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the technique of navigating according to loxodromes or rhumb lines. Also, loxodromy /lok sod reuh mee/. [1670 80; see LOXODROMIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • loxodromics — /lɒksəˈdrɒmɪks/ (say loksuh dromiks) noun the art of oblique sailing. Also, loxodromy /lɒkˈsɒdrəmi/ (say lok sodruhmee) …   Australian English dictionary

  • loxodromics — /lok seuh drom iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the technique of navigating according to loxodromes or rhumb lines. Also, loxodromy /lok sod reuh mee/. [1670 80; see LOXODROMIC, ICS] * * * loxodromˈics or loxodˈromy noun The art of sailing on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lox|od|ro|my — «lok SOD ruh meh», noun. = loxodromics. (Cf. ↑loxodromics) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loxodromy — Lox*od ro*my, n. [Cf. F. loxodromic.] The science of loxodromics. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lorentz group — Group theory Group theory …   Wikipedia

  • loxo- — comb. element meaning “oblique,” before vowels lox , from Gk. loxos “slanting, crosswise, oblique.” E.g. loxodromics “art of oblique sailing.” …   Etymology dictionary

  • loxodograph —   n. device for recording ship s course.    ♦ loxodrome, n. line on globe equally oblique to all meridians.    ♦ loxodromics, n. sailing on loxodromes …   Dictionary of difficult words

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