Definition of Loxodromics. Meaning of Loxodromics. Synonyms of Loxodromics

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Definition of Loxodromics

Loxodromics
Loxodromics Lox`o*drom"ics, n. The art or method of sailing on the loxodromic or rhumb line.
Loxodromic
Loxodromic Lox`o*drom"ic, a. [Gr. ? slanting, oblique + ? a running, course; cf. F. loxodromique.] Pertaining to sailing on rhumb lines; as, loxodromic tables. Loxodromic curve or line (Geom.), a line on the surface of a sphere, which always makes an equal angle with every meridian; the rhumb line. It is the line on which a ship sails when her course is always in the direction of one and the same point of the compass.

Meaning of Loxodromics from wikipedia

- Loxodromic may refer to: a loxodrome, see rhumb line a loxodromic transform, see Möbius transformation#Loxodromic transforms Loxodromic navigation, a...
- types, parabolic, elliptic, hyperbolic and loxodromic, with the hyperbolic ones being a subclass of the loxodromic ones. The classification has both algebraic...
- Loxodromic navigation (from Gr**** λοξóς, oblique, and δρóμος, path) is a method of navigation by following a rhumb line, a curve on the surface of the...
- generate an abelian subalgebra consisting of boosts, rotations, and loxodromics all sharing the same pair of fixed points. The three-dimensional subalgebras...
- aspect Conic Equirectangular Sinusoidal Two-point Werner Gnomonic Gnomonic Loxodromic Loxi****l Mercator Retroazi****l (Mecca or Qibla) Craig Hammer Littrow...
- aspect Conic Equirectangular Sinusoidal Two-point Werner Gnomonic Gnomonic Loxodromic Loxi****l Mercator Retroazi****l (Mecca or Qibla) Craig Hammer Littrow...
- is remembered in the navigation context for the determination of the loxodromic curve: the shortest course between two points on the surface of a sphere...
- aspect Conic Equirectangular Sinusoidal Two-point Werner Gnomonic Gnomonic Loxodromic Loxi****l Mercator Retroazi****l (Mecca or Qibla) Craig Hammer Littrow...
- elliptic. Finally, if the square is greater than 4, the transformation is loxodromic. See classification of Möbius transformations. The trace is used to define...
- aspect Conic Equirectangular Sinusoidal Two-point Werner Gnomonic Gnomonic Loxodromic Loxi****l Mercator Retroazi****l (Mecca or Qibla) Craig Hammer Littrow...