Bowditch


Bowditch

Bowditch [bou-dich] Examples noun

  1. Nathaniel,1773–1838, U.S. mathematician, astronomer, and navigator.
  2. a handbook of navigation, American Practical Navigator, originally prepared by N. Bowditch and published since 1802 in a series of editions.

Examples from the Web for bowditch Historical Examples of bowditch

  • Sam Kellers seen Halliday with the letter and told me after Bowditch had got it in his bag.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Bowditch was an American, and is highly distinguished at home and abroad.

    Continental Monthly , Vol. 6, No. 1, July, 1864

    Various

  • Table 20A in Bowditch gives the correction for mean refraction.

    Lectures in Navigation

    Ernest Gallaudet Draper

  • Let us work this same example in Bowditch by the other two methods.

    Lectures in Navigation

    Ernest Gallaudet Draper

  • With this angle and the known height of the light, enter Table 33 in Bowditch.

    Lectures in Navigation

    Ernest Gallaudet Draper

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