compass north


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compass north

The uncorrected direction indicated by the north seeking end of a compass needle. See also magnetic north.
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Noun1.compass north - the direction in which a compass needle pointscompass north - the direction in which a compass needle points
direction - the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
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As with you, so also with us, there are four points of the compass North, South, East, and West.
In other sizable deals of the second quarter, Commonwealth Business Media, owner of a number of transportation directories as well as the Journal of Commerce, acquired a large group of directories from Compass North America, including Seaports of the Americas AAPA, Seaports Magazine, Georgia Ports Authority Guide & Directory, and The Port Everglades Guide & Directory.