Recent Examples of azimuth from the Web
When ice is particularly thick, the vessel can turn around and use its huge azimuth thrusters — a versatile type of propeller — to chew a path through the ice.
The large yellow underwing moth, for instance, can use the moon’s azimuth (or horizontal bearing) to help orient its flight—a skill that other creatures, such as sand fleas, also employ to great effect.
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Origin and Etymology of azimuth
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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