a device for measuring azimuths, consisting of a graduated ring equipped with a sighting vane on each side, which fits concentrically over a compass.
An arc of the horizon intercepted between the azimuth circle of a celestial object and the magnetic meridian.
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
The mean of all the readings of the verniers gives the reading on the azimuth circle corresponding to the magnetic meridian.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 4 Various
- Azimuth bar
a device used in measuring azimuths, consisting of a bar with a sighting vane at each end,pivoted at its center, and rotating in a horizontal plane around the center of a compass.
of, relating to, or characteristic of an early Mesolithic culture of southern France and northern Spain. Historical Examples These skeletons lay in the ‘Azilian’ layer (VI) described below. Men of the Old Stone Age Henry Fairfield Osborn The transformation of art and industry, indicated in the Azilian culture layer, is as decided as that in […]
Nnamdi [nahm-dee] /ˈnɑm di/ (Show IPA), (“Zik”) 1904–1996, Nigerian statesman: president 1963–66. noun Nnamdi (ənˈnæmdɪ) 1904–96, Nigerian statesman; first president of Nigeria (1963–66)
AZT. azidothymidine az·i·do·thy·mi·dine (āz’ĭ-dō-thī’mĭ-dēn’) n. AZT.