Definitions of sextant
n. - The sixth part of a circle. 2
n. - An instrument for measuring angular distances between objects, -- used esp. at sea, for ascertaining the latitude and longitude. It is constructed on the same optical principle as Hadley's quadrant, but usually of metal, with a nicer graduation, telescopic sight, and its arc the sixth, and sometimes the third, part of a circle. See Quadrant. 2
n. - The constellation Sextans. 2
The word "sextant" uses 7 letters: A E N S T T X.
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