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sex•tant



Pronunciation: (sek'stunt), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/sextant.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. an astronomical instrument used to determine latitude and longitude at sea by measuring angular distances, esp. the altitudes of sun, moon, and stars.
2. (cap.) Astron.the constellation Sextans.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/sextant.html on line 118 sextant (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/sextant.html on line 120 sextant (Encyclopedia)

 

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