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See also: Octant

English

Etymology

From Latin octans

Noun

octant (plural octants)

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A nautical octant
  1. The eighth part of a circle; an arc of 45 degrees.
  2. (geometry): The eighth part of a disc; a sector of 45 degrees; half a quadrant.
  3. (nautical): An instrument for measuring angles, particularly of elevation.

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Pronunciation

Noun

octant m (plural octanten, diminutive octantje n)

  1. octant