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[guhn-ter] /ˈgʌn tər/

noun, Nautical.
a jib-headed sail fastened to a vertical spar that is attached to a short mast, usually by two rings, in such a way that the spar can slide up the mast to spread the sail.
[guhn-ter] /ˈgʌn tər/
Edmund, 1581–1626, English mathematician and astronomer: inventor of various measuring instruments and scales.
Edmund. 1581–1626, English mathematician and astronomer, who invented various measuring instruments, including Gunter’s chain


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