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.
References in classic literature ?
Immediately from different points of the compass rose a horrid semicircle of similar shrieks and screams, punctuated now and again by the blood-curdling cry of a hungry panther.
Named for the Southwest heading on a compass rose, Destination 225[degree sign] addresses one of the industry's biggest challenges; a defined career path for pilots from initial training through retirement.
Royce, who has more than five decades of experience in the financial services industry, currently serves as a trustee of the Frick Collection, the Bruce Museum, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, and the Compass Rose Society.
The new ship will feature Regent's iconic speciality restaurant, the Compass Rose, which offers daily menus of European cuisine including seafood, meats, soups and more - with the extra option of designing your own main course.
McCullough is a partner at Compass Rose Legal Group and a former Presidentially-appointed and Senate confirmed inspector general.
Outside the planetarium is a compass rose, a compass made from inlaid paver blocks on the ground that displays all eight standard geographic directions.
In addition, guests on this exclusive sailing will enjoy two complimentary chef demo tastings, a Compass Rose Degustation menu, and a delightful Afternoon High Tea experience.
However the building has now been brought back to its former glory as a bar and grill thanks to Andrew Mcallister and Adrian Gaines, who also own The Clock Tower in Redcar and The Compass Rose in Hartlepool.
As a group, then, egg cases oriented East, SE, South, and SW had the lowest live biomasses and smallest mean numbers of hatchlings (with one exception) but took longer to hatch compared to those in the other half of the compass rose.
Poole will continue to serve as a pension fund trustee and work with the Compass Rose Society, an international charity that supports the work of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Communion.