grid course

grid course

[′grid ¦kȯrs]
(navigation)
In grid navigation, the horizontal direction expressed as the angular distance from grid north.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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