maneuvering board


Definition of maneuvering board

: a printed compass rose with polar coordinates that is used together with parallel rulers and dividers to solve problems of relative movement of ships or airplanes such as arise in changing station in formation or mooring

called also mooring board

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“Maneuvering board.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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