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[lok-suh-drom-ik] /ˌlɒk səˈdrɒm ɪk/

noting, pertaining to, or according to loxodromes or rhumb lines.
noting or pertaining to a map projection, as Mercator’s projection, in which rhumb lines appear as straight lines.
of or relating to rhumb lines or to map projections on which rhumb lines appear straight, as on a Mercator projection


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