compass rose

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compass rose

n
(Navigation) a circle or decorative device printed on a map or chart showing the points of the compass measured from true north and usually magnetic north

compass rose

A graduated circle, usually marked in degrees, indicating directions and printed or inscribed on an appropriate medium.
Translations
صورَة دائِرَة الأتِّجاهات
směrová růžice kompasu
kompasrose
kompassiruusu
szélrózsa
áttavitarós
smerová ružica
harita üzerindeki pusula dairesi

compass rose

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compass

(ˈkampəs)
noun.
1. an instrument with a magnetized needle, used to find directions. If he had carried a compass he would not have lost his way on the hills.
2. (in plural) an instrument with two movable legs, for drawing circles etc.
3. scope or range.
compass rose
the circular drawing showing directions on a plan or map.
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Try lifting the rear sight until it's vertical to the compass base.
Azimuth Housing: the housing with the knurled edges which holds the clear liquid-filled vial and which rotates within the compass base for setting or taking bearings.