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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to motion at a constant angle to the meridians; on a set compass bearing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to sailing on rhumb lines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to oblique sailing, or sailing by the rhumb: as, loxodromic tables

Etymologies

From French loxodromique, from Ancient Greek λοξος ("oblique") + δρομος ("course"). (Wiktionary)

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