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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In naval architecture, the angle between a tangent to the circular path of the center of gravity of a vessel, when turning under the influence of the rudder, and the central longitudinal line of the vessel.
  • n. The angle by which the direction axis of the bore of a gun deviates from the true direction in order to compensate for the drift of the projectile.

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