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English → English (WordNet) Definition: rhumb line rhumb line n : a line on a sphere that cuts all meridians at the same angle; the path taken by a ship or plane that maintains a constant compass direction [syn: rhumb, loxodrome]
English → English (gcide) Definition: rhumb line 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. [1913 Webster] To sail on a rhumb, to sail continuously on one course, following a rhumb line. [1913 Webster]


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