sextant


sextant is worth 18 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, sextant
(n.) An instrument for measuring angular distances between objects, -- used esp. at sea, for ascertaining the latitude and longitude. It is constructed on the same optical principle as Hadley's quadrant, but usually of metal, with a nicer graduation, telescopic sight, and its arc the sixth, and sometimes the third, part of a circle. See Quadrant.
(n.) The constellation Sextans.
(n.) The sixth part of a circle.

88 words found in the Scrabble word, sextant


6 letter words

extant 13
sextan 13

5 letter words

antes 5
etnas 5
nates 5
neats 5
netts 5
stane 5
state 5
stent 5
taste 5
tates 5
taxes 12
teats 5
tents 5
testa 5
texas 12
texts 12

4 letter words

anes 4
ante 4
ants 4
ates 4
axes 11
east 4
eats 4
etas 4
etna 4
neat 4
nest 4
nets 4
nett 4
next 11
sane 4
sate 4
seat 4
sent 4
seta 4
sett 4
sext 11
stat 4
stet 4
tans 4
tate 4
tats 4
teas 4
teat 4
tens 4
tent 4
test 4
tets 4
text 11

3 letter words

ane 3
ant 3
ate 3
att 3
axe 10
eat 3
ens 3
eta 3
nae 3
net 3
sae 3
sat 3
sax 10
sea 3
sen 3
set 3
sex 10
tae 3
tan 3
tas 3
tat 3
tax 10
tea 3
ten 3
tet 3

2 letter words

ae 2
an 2
as 2
at 2
ax 9
en 2
es 2
et 2
ex 9
na 2
ne 2
ta 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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