Dead-reckoning
Dead-reckoning \Dead"-reck`on*ing\, n. (Naut.) See under {Dead}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • dead reckoning — Reckoning Reck on*ing, n. 1. The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation. Specifically: (a) An account of time. Sandys. (b) Adjustment of claims and accounts; settlement of obligations,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead reckoning — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dead reckoning, navegacion por estima en castellano (véase navegación marítima), es una expresión derivada del término náutico deduced reckoning (cálculo basado en inferencia), y es un procedimiento matemático que… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dead Reckoning — bezeichnet die laufende Ortsbestimmung (Ortung) eines Schiffs oder Flugzeugs durch Messung von Kurs, Fahrt (Geschwindigkeit) und Zeit, siehe Koppelnavigation die laufende Ortsbestimmung eines Roboters nur durch Odometrie das Plattenlabel der Dead …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dead reckoning — Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dead reckoning — might be from nautical abbreviation ded. ( deduced ) in log books, but it also fits DEAD (Cf. dead) (adj.) in the sense of unrelieved, absolute …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dead reckoning — significa en castellano algo así como “cálculo a ojo”. Es una expresión derivada del término naútico deduced reckoning (cálculo basado en inferencia), y era un procedimiento matemático simple para inferir la ubicación actual de un navío haciendo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • dead reckoning — n [U] calculating the position of a ship or aircraft without using the sun, moon, or stars …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dead reckoning — ► NOUN ▪ the calculation of one s position, especially at sea, by estimating the direction and distance travelled …   English terms dictionary

  • dead reckoning — n. the finding of a ship s position by an estimate based on data recorded in the log, as speed and the time spent on a certain course, rather than by more precise means, as astronomical observations or Loran …   English World dictionary

  • Dead reckoning — For other uses, see Dead reckoning (disambiguation). The navigator plots his 9am position, indicated by the triangle, and, using his course and speed, estimates his position at 9:30am and 10am. In navigation, dead reckoning (also ded (for… …   Wikipedia

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