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loxodromics

[lok-suh-drom-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the technique of navigating according to loxodromes or rhumb lines.
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Also lox·od·ro·my [lok-sod-ruh-mee] /lɒkˈsɒd rə mi/.

Origin of loxodromics

First recorded in 1670–80; see origin at loxodromic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for loxodromics

loxodromics

loxodromy (lɒkˈsɒdrəmɪ)

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the technique of navigating using rhumb lines
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