line of position

Definition of line of position

2 : a locus of all possible positions of a ship for the conditions given — see sumner line
3 : a line along which an aircraft is known (as by ground reference or celestial fix) to be flying and which when crossed with another line of position will establish the precise position of the aircraft

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“Line of position.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20of%20position. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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