electronic chart display and information system


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electronic chart display and information system

[i·lek¦trän·ik ′chärt di¦splā ən ‚in·fər′mā·shən ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
A navigation information system with an electronic chart database, as well as navigational and piloting information (typically, vessel-route-monitoring, track-keeping, and track-planning information). Abbreviated ECDIS.
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