Octant

Pronunciation of Octant  

English Meaning

The eighth part of a circle; an arc of 45 degrees.

  1. One eighth of a circle.
  2. A 45° arc.
  3. The area enclosed by two radii at a 45° angle and the intersected arc.
  4. An instrument based on the principle of the sextant but employing only a 45° angle, used as an aid in navigation.
  5. Astronomy The position of a celestial body when it is separated from another by a 45° angle.
  6. One of eight parts into which three-dimensional space is divided by three usually perpendicular coordinate planes.

   

The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

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