hydrodist

hydrodist

[′hī·drə‚dist]
(navigation)
A navigation positioning system in which two separate tellurometers are mounted side by side on board a vessel and aimed at their respective remote units.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Aerodist was part of the family of microwave distance measuring systems (together with the ground-based Tellurometer and the Hydrodist system for marine applications) invented by South African electrical engineer Dr Trevor Lloyd Wadley.