automatic traverse computer

automatic traverse computer

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik trə′vərs kəm‚pyüd·ər]
(navigation)
An instrument which, by mechanical linkages and gears, converts courses into latitudes and departures; also totals the algebraic sum of the latitudes and departures.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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