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loxodromics

[lok-suh-drom-iks] /ˌlɒk səˈdrɒm ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the technique of navigating according to loxodromes or rhumb lines.
Also, loxodromy
[lok-sod-ruh-mee] /lɒkˈsɒd rə mi/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; see loxodromic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for loxodromics

loxodromics

/ˌlɒksəˈdrɒmɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the technique of navigating using rhumb lines
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