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Noun Concept
Categories: Wireless locating, All articles needing additional references, Inertial navigation, Geopositioning, Navigation
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dead reckoning  Deduced Reckoning  2D dead reckoning  3D dead reckoning  Automotive dead reckoning
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Navigation without the aid of celestial observations WordNet 3.0
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Navigation without the aid of celestial observations WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In navigation, dead reckoning is the process of calculating current position of some moving object by using a previously determined position, or fix, by using estimations of speed, heading direction and course over elapsed time. Wikipedia
The process of estimating a global position Wikipedia Disambiguation
A method of estimating the position of a ship or aircraft by applying estimates of the distance and direction travelled to a previously known position. In respect to ships/boats, it excludes the effect of wind and current on the vessel. Compare with estimated position. Abbreviation: DR. Wiktionary
Method of estimating the position of a ship or aircraft. Wiktionary (translation)