dead-reckon

[ ded-rek-uhn ]
/ ˈdɛdˈrɛk ən /

verb (used with object) Navigation.

to calculate (one's position) by means of dead reckoning.

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Origin of dead-reckon

By back formation

OTHER WORDS FROM dead-reckon

dead-reck·on·er, noun
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