Sentence Examples


  • The pilots were all Indians, and they used the forestaff and quadrant for their observations.
  • The old method of giving quadrant elevation by clinometer was obviously too slow.
  • - Kelvin's Quadrant Electrometer.
  • There are three fronts; the principal, towards College Green, is a colonnade of the Ionic order, with façade and two projecting wings; it connects with the western portico by a colonnade of the same order, forming the quadrant of a circle.
  • The astrolabe quadrant or cross-staff enabled the mariner to determine"his latitude with a certain amount of accuracy, but for his longitude 1 See fig.