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plane sailing

[′plān ‚sāl·iŋ]
(navigation)
A method of solving the various problems involving course, distance, difference of latitude, and departure, in which the earth or a smaller area is considered a plane.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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