Definition of Rhumbs

1. Noun. (plural of rhumb) ¹



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Definition of Rhumbs

1. rhumb [n] - See also: rhumb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhumbs

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rhubarblike
rhubarbs
rhubarby
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rhumb-line
rhumb line
rhumb lines
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rhumbaed
rhumbaing
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rhumblines
rhumbs (current term)
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rhusmas
rhy
rhykenologist
rhykenologists
rhyku
rhymable
rhyme
rhyme off
rhyme or reason

Literary usage of Rhumbs

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1. Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising by Charles Davies, William Guy Peck (1855)
"... the reduced to degrees by means of the table of ship sails under these circumstances, is called rhumbs, and in the fourth column, ..."

2. A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes, Or, A Philosophical View of the by Thomas Keith (1811)
"rhumbs aie the divisions of the horizon into 32 parts, called the points of the compass. The ancients* were acquainted only with the ..."

3. A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes; Or, A Philosophical View of the by Thomas Keith (1832)
"rhumbs are the divisions of the horizon into 32 parts, called the points of the compass. The* ancients were acquainted only with the four cardinal points, ..."

4. Elementary Manual for the Deviations of the Compass in Iron Ships: Arranged by Frederick John Evans (1875)
"From o° o' to 38° 5<y, MULTIPLIED BY THE SINES OF THE rhumbs, OR Si, S,, S3, S4, S6, S6, and S,. S!=Nat. sin. 11° I5' = 'I S2=Nat. sin. ..."

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