oxtant

noun
a unit of angular distance equal to half a quadrant
Hypernyms: ↑angular unit
Part Meronyms: ↑degree, ↑arcdegree

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • angular unit — noun a unit of measurement for angles • Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑unit • Hyponyms: ↑mil, ↑degree, ↑arcdegree, ↑second, ↑arcsecond, ↑minute …   Useful english dictionary

  • arcdegree — noun a measure for arcs and angles there are 360 degrees in a circle • Syn: ↑degree • Hypernyms: ↑angular unit • Part Holonyms: ↑oxtant, ↑sextant …   Useful english dictionary

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