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Definition of Rhumb

Rhumb
Rhumb Rhumb, n. [F. rumb, Sp. rumbo, or Pg. rumbo, rumo, probably fr. Gr. ??? a magic wheel, a whirling motion, hence applied to a point of the compass. See Rhomb.] (Navigation) A line which crosses successive meridians at a constant angle; -- called also rhumb line, and loxodromic curve. See Loxodromic. To sail on a rhumb, to sail continuously on one course, following a rhumb line.

Meaning of Rhumb from wikipedia

- In navigation, a rhumb line, rhumb, (/rʌm/) or loxodrome is an arc crossing all meridians of longitude at the same angle, that is, a path with constant...
- Rhumb may refer to: Rhumb line, a navigational path with a constant bearing one of the 16 or 32 points of the comp**** (now rare) a nautical unit of angular...
- course of constant bearing as a straight segment. Such a course, known as a rhumb or, mathematically, a loxodrome, is preferred by navigators because the...
- Rhumb Line is a two-player abstract strategy board game by Martin H. Samuel, pla**** with gl**** pieces on mousepad-type material, using placement and point...
- The Rhumb Line is the debut LP for the Syracuse-based indie rock band Ra Ra Riot. Recorded in late 2007 with Ryan Hadlock in Woodinville, WA, the band...
- Cycles & Glaciation Archived August 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine RhumbSolve online rhumb line calculator. Article on the Tropic of Cancer in Oman Temporal...
- represented according to the portolan-chart model ). The construction of the rhumb line system in the Cantino planisphere uses two circles (some charts use...
- This 'correction', whereby constant bearing sailing courses on the sphere (rhumb lines) are mapped to straight lines on the plane map, characterizes the...
- English mathematician and cartographer Edward Wright's map "for sailing to the Isles of Azores", showing loxodromes or rhumb lines...
- rhumb line a loxodromic transform, see Möbius transformation#Loxodromic transforms Loxodromic navigation, a method of navigation by following a rhumb...
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