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reckoning
Part of Speech: imperfect, past participle
Results: 8
1. of Reckon
Part of Speech: noun
1. The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation.
3. Adjustment of claims and accounts; settlement of obligations, liabilities, etc.
6. The position of a ship as determined by calculation.
7. The calculation of a ship's position, either from astronomical observations, or from the record of the courses steered and distances sailed as shown by compass and log, -- in the latter case called dead reckoning ( see under Dead); -- also used for dead reckoning in contradistinction to observation.
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