Definition of Loxodromes

1. Noun. (plural of loxodrome) ¹



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Definition of Loxodromes

1. loxodrome [n] - See also: loxodrome

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loxodromes

lowted
lowth
lowting
lowts
lowveld
lowvelds
lox
loxapine
loxed
loxes
loxia
loxing
loxodont
loxodonts
loxodrome
loxodromes (current term)
loxodromic
loxodromics
loxodromism
loxodromy
loxoscelism
loxygen
loxygens
loy
loyal
loyaler
loyalest
loyalism
loyalisms
loyalist

Literary usage of Loxodromes

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1. A Brief Account of the Historical Development of Pseudospherical Surfaces by Emily Coddington (1905)
"-u, -c^ -r log smh — = — - -- ® aa He found that the parallels of the first surface pass over into loxodromes on the pseudosphere and that the meridians of ..."

2. Introduction to the Theory of Analytic Functions by James Harkness, Frank Morley (1898)
"plane, say into the tangent plane at the south pole, the meridians become a system of rays in the plane, and the loxodromes become, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"On the Italian charts the loxodromes were drawn as straight lines. The numerous radii of the compass shown on the maps enabled the seaman to find the ..."

4. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Heinrich Burkhardt (1913)
"graphic projection was not sufficiently simple since the loxodromes were the ... A map was wanted on which the loxodromes would appear as straight lines. ..."

5. Americanized Encyclopaedia Britannica: Rev. and Amended A Dictionary of Arts (1890)
"The lines by which the meridians were cut at the same angle were called loxodromes; they gave a correct indication when they cut the true astronomical ..."

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