cardinal point


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cardinal point

n.
One of the four principal directions on a compass: north, south, east, or west.

cardinal point

One of the four principal directions on a compass; north, south, east, or west.
Translations
světová strana
Haupthimmelsrichtung
põhi-ilmakaar
pääilmansuunta
point cardinal
höfuðátt
kardinalstreck
References in classic literature ?
In fact, four men such as they were--four men devoted to one another, from their purses to their lives; four men always supporting one another, never yielding, executing singly or together the resolutions formed in common; four arms threatening the four cardinal points, or turning toward a single point--must inevitably, either subterraneously, in open day, by mining, in the trench, by cunning, or by force, open themselves a way toward the object they wished to attain, however well it might be defended, or however distant it may seem.
Such is the reason of the apparent reversing of these two cardinal points, and we must bear it in mind in order to be able to follow President Barbicane's observations.
The estate is called Carfax, no doubt a corruption of the old Quatre Face, as the house is four sided, agreeing with the cardinal points of the compass.
The cardinal points were plainly marked on it, and all the usual divisions were indicated in such a manner that no man who had ever steered a ship could mistake them.
The loaded vehicles were to be drawn by hand across a wide distance of plain without track or guide of any sort, except that which the trapper furnished by communicating his knowledge of the cardinal points of the compass.
angustifolia near to the places where this experiment was performed, and they were marked on the elytra and pronotum with nail polish (Amour[R]) of various colors to differentiate the weevils released in each cardinal point.
South: A cardinal point on a |compass, directly opposite north.
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Workers at B&Q on Cardinal Point Retail Park, Tamworth, are staging a series of fundraisers for 12-yearold Luke Taylor who needs a powered wheelchair.
Wherein precisely this liberty and dignity consisted remains underspecified; McCloskey promises a more careful analysis of this cardinal point in her next volume.
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Replying to a question the Senator said the cardinal point, during the amendment was that political or constitutional reforms should bring political stability in the country rather than instability.