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Bowditch

[bou-dich]
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noun
  1. Nathaniel,1773–1838, U.S. mathematician, astronomer, and navigator.
  2. a handbook of navigation, American Practical Navigator, originally prepared by N. Bowditch and published since 1802 in a series of editions.
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Historical Examples

  • Sam Kellers seen Halliday with the letter and told me after Bowditch had got it in his bag.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Bowditch was an American, and is highly distinguished at home and abroad.

  • With this angle and the known height of the light, enter Table 33 in Bowditch.

    Lectures in Navigation

    Ernest Gallaudet Draper

  • This should be pasted into the front of your Bowditch Epitome.

    Lectures in Navigation

    Ernest Gallaudet Draper

  • For an example of this method, see Bowditch, p. 77, example 3.

    Lectures in Navigation

    Ernest Gallaudet Draper