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Appendix I, Continued HALFMAST.—To  fly  a  flag  halfway  up the  mast  as  a  sign  of  mourning. HAUL  DOWN.—A  term  used  as  directive to  execute  a  flaghoist  by  lowering  it. HONORS   AND   CEREMONIES.—A collective  term;  official  guards,  bands, salutes,  and  other  activities  that  honor  the colors,  celebrate  a  holiday,  or  greet  a distinguished  guest  or  officer. HUMIDITY.—The  amount  of  water  vapor in the air. HYPERBOLA.—A  curve  that  is  the  locus of  points  having  a  constant  difference  of distance  from  two  fixed  points. HYPERBOLIC   NAVIGATION SYSTEM.—A  method  of  radio  navigation (for  example,  loran)  in  which  pulses transmitted  by  two  ground  stations  are received  by  an  aircraft  or  ship. INDEX  CORRECTION.—That  correction due to index error. INDICATOR.—A  device  or  apparatus, usually  partly  or  wholly  automatic,  for indicating  something. INERTIAL  NAVIGATION  SYSTEM (INS).—System  designed  to  guide  a  ship by  a  device  independent  of  outside information,  using  the  inertial  properties  of gyroscopes. INLAND  RULES.—Rules  of  the  nautical road  that  are  applicable  in  most  inland  U.S. waters. INTERNATIONAL  RULES.—Rules  of  the nautical  road  made  effective  by  agreement of  the  major  maritime  powers  for  use  on high  seas  and  most  inland  waters  of  the world  except  the  United  States. INTERPOLATION.—The   process   of finding  a  value  between  two  known  values on a chart or graph. IONOSPHERE.—That  part  of  Earth’s atmosphere  between  the  chemopause  (at  a height  of  about  50  miles)  and  the ionopause (at about 250 miles). ISOBARS.—Lines  connecting  points having  the  same  atmospheric  pressure reduced  to  a  common  datum,  usually  sea level. JOOD.—Junior  officer  of  the  deck.  The assistant to the officer of the deck. KNOT.—The  unit  of  speed  that  is equivalent  to  1  nautical  mile  (6,080  feet per  hour);  a  collective  term  for  hitches  and bends. LATITUDE.—Distance  north  (N)  or  south (S)  of  the  equator,  expressed  in  degrees and minutes. LIGHT   CHARACTERISTICS.—The sequence and length of light and dark periods  and  the  color  or  colors  by  which  it is identified. LIGHTHOUSE.—A  distinctive  structure exhibiting  a  major  light  designed  to  serve as an aid to navigation. AI-6

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