Definitions of octant
n. - The eighth part of a circle; an arc of 45 degrees. 2
n. - The position or aspect of a heavenly body, as the moon or a planet, when half way between conjunction, or opposition, and quadrature, or distant from another body 45 degrees. 2
n. - An instrument for measuring angles (generally called a quadrant), having an arc which measures up to 9O?, but being itself the eighth part of a circle. Cf. Sextant. 2
n. - One of the eight parts into which a space is divided by three coordinate planes. 2
The word "octant" uses 6 letters: A C N O T T.
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