LOXODROMIC Curve

, or Spiral, is the same as the Rhumb line, or path of a ship sailing always on the same course in an oblique direction, or making always the same angle with every meridian. It is a speciea of logarithmic spiral, described on the surface of the sphere, having the meridians for its radii.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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LOGARITHMIC
LOGISTICS
LONG (Roger)
LONGIMETRY
LONGOMONTANUS (Christian)
* LOXODROMIC Curve
LOXODROMICS
LOZENGE
LUBIENIETSKI (Stanislaus)
LUCIDA Coronæ
LUCIFER