\ˈazɪmˌʌθ], \ˈazɪmˌʌθ], \ˈa_z_ɪ_m_ˌʌ_θ]\
Definitions of AZIMUTH
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
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By Noah Webster.
By Daniel Lyons
n. [Arabic] An are of the horizon intercepted between the meridian of the place and a vertical circle passing through the center of any object. Azimuth compass, a compass resembling the mariner's compass, but with a more accurate graduation of the card, and vertical sights. Magnetically azimuth, an are of the horizon, intercepted between the vertical circle passing through any object and the magnetic meridian.
The azimuth of the sun, or of a star, is an arch between the meridian of the place and any given vertical line; magnetical azimuth, is an arch of the horizon contained between the sun's azimuth circle and the magnetical meridian; azimuth compass, is an instrument used at sea for finding the sun's magnetical azimuth.
By Thomas Sheridan