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running fix

Syllabification: run·ning fix

Definition of running fix in English:

noun

A determination of one’s position made by taking bearings at different times and allowing for the distance covered in the meantime.
Example sentences
  • To determine the ship's position using only one navigation aid, we can use a running fix.

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