Aloof.* To windward. Alow
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; not aloft.
Alow and Aloft 12 Altostratus
Alow and Aloft.
applied to sails
, means below and above the lower yards.
a First letter of Greek alphabet. Commonly used as a symbol to denote a known quantity. Prefixed
to name of a constellation
, it denotes principal star in that constellation.
Star Hydrae. S.H.A. 219°; Dec. S 08°; Mag. 2-2. Also called 'Cor Hydrae'.
Star Coronae Borealis. S.H.A. 127°; Dec. N 27°; Mag. 2-3.
Star Andromedae. S.H.A. 358°; Dec. N 29°; Mag. 2-1. Alt. Abbreviation for 'Altitude'.
Star Aquilæ. S.H.A. 63°; Dec. N 9°; Mag. 0-9. Diameter
is about that of Sun
is nine times greater
; temperature is 8600°A; distance is 16 light years.
in a dry dock
, on which lower ends of shores rest.
Contraction of 'Altitude-azimuth', the two horizon co-ordinates for fixing position of a heavenly body.
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