traverse table

noun

1
: a navigation or surveying table giving the difference of latitude and departure corresponding to any given course and distance and containing the lengths of the two sides of a right-angled triangle usually for every degree of angle and for all lengths of the hypotenuse from 1 to 100
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“Traverse table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/traverse%20table. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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