## The Practical Navigator: Being a Complete Epitome of Navigation: to which are Added, All the Tables Requisite for Determining the Latitude and Longitude at Sea: Containing the Different Kinds of Sailing and Necessary Corrections for Lee-way, Variation, &c. Exemplified in a Journal at Sea ... The Whole Illustrated with Engravings |

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### Common terms and phrases

anchor angle apparent altitude arch azimuth Bearing and Distance cable capstan Co-secant co-sine Co-tang column compass correction dead reckoning degrees difference of latitude difference of longitude dist draw east Epact equal equator EXAMPLE fathoms feet find the Difference given Greenwich haul high-water horizon hypothenuse latitude and departure line of numbers line of sines logarithm mast Mercator's Sailing meridian altitude meridional difference Middle Latitude miles minutes moon moon's Nautical Almanac noon observed altitude parallax parallel perpendicular plane Plane Sailing Quadrant radius reckoning refraction remainder right ascension right line rope Secant semi-diameter Sextant ship ship's shore side star stay-sail subtract sun's centre Sun's declination sun's lower limb Suppose tack tangent top-mast Traverse Table triangle true altitude true amplitude true distance tude variation wind yards zenith distance