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  1. An arc of the horizon intercepted between the meridian of the place and a vertical circle passing through the center of any object; as, the azimuth of a star; the azimuth or bearing of a line surveying.
  2. The quadrant of an azimuth circle.
    Etymology: From Old (and modern) French azimut, from Arabic (ARchar, Ù, ÙÙ) (as-samt) "direction".

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