loxodograph

device used to record ship's travels

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • loxodograph — lox·od·o·graph …   English syllables

  • loxodograph —   n. device for recording ship s course.    ♦ loxodrome, n. line on globe equally oblique to all meridians.    ♦ loxodromics, n. sailing on loxodromes …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • loxodograph — läkˈsädəˌgraf, rȧf noun Etymology: lox + Greek hodos way, course + English graph more at cede : an apparatus for recording a ship s course by magnetism and photography or other registering device …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lox- — combining form or loxo Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from loxos; akin to Middle Irish losc lame, Old English eln ell more at ell : oblique …   Useful english dictionary

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