spherical sailing

noun

Definition of spherical sailing

: sailing in which the earth is regarded as a spherical or spheroidal figure and allowance is made for the curvature of its surface in directing the course of a ship

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“Spherical sailing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spherical%20sailing. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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