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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj - Being one of 90 equal parts into which something is divisible.

Usage examples (3)
  • His commentary on Aratus shows that he had expounded, and given a geometrical demonstration of, the methods necessary to find out the right and oblique ascensions of the points...
  • If we place the standard of gravity in latitude 45° of the nonagesimal division, we shall have y '= G. (1 — .00275 cos2a — .0000000957/0 -
  • Aim.), true latitude, North, - true distance from nonagesimal, (East), equatorial horizontal parallax, horizontal parallax, reduced, (320 to 319) parallax in longitude,... for more
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