magnetic compass indicator

magnetic compass indicator
магнітний компас

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  • magnetic compass — noun compass based on an indicator (as a magnetic needle) that points to the magnetic north • Hypernyms: ↑compass • Hyponyms: ↑compass card, ↑mariner s compass • Part Meronyms: ↑magnetic needle * * * magˌnetic ˈcompass …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compass — This article is about the direction finding instrument used in navigation. For other uses, see Compass (disambiguation). A simple dry magnetic pocket compass …   Wikipedia

  • magnetic — adj. 1 a having the properties of a magnet. b producing, produced by, or acting by magnetism. 2 capable of being attracted by or acquiring the properties of a magnet. 3 very attractive or alluring (a magnetic personality). Phrases and idioms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • compass — n. & v. n. 1 (in full magnetic compass) an instrument showing the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it. 2 (usu. in pl.) an instrument for taking measurements and describing circles, with two arms connected at one end by a movable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • compass — [13] The notion underlying compass is of ‘measuring out with paces’. It originated as a verb, Vulgar Latin *compassāre ‘pace out’, a compound formed from the Latin intensive prefix com and passus (source of English pace). This passed into Old… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • compass card — noun a circular rotating card showing the thirty two principal bearings, forming the indicator of a magnetic compass …   English new terms dictionary

  • compass — [13] The notion underlying compass is of ‘measuring out with paces’. It originated as a verb, Vulgar Latin *compassāre ‘pace out’, a compound formed from the Latin intensive prefix com and passus (source of English pace). This passed into Old… …   Word origins

  • Indicator telegraph — Telegraph Tel e*graph, n. [Gr. ? far, far off (cf. Lith. toli) + graph: cf. F. t[ e]l[ e]graphe. See {Graphic}.] An apparatus, or a process, for communicating intelligence rapidly between distant points, especially by means of preconcerted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • magnetic needle — noun a piece of magnetized steel used as an indicator on the dial of a compass and in magnetic and electrical apparatus …   English new terms dictionary

  • Aircraft compass turns — In aviation, aircraft compass turns are turns made in an aircraft using only a magnetic compass for guidance.DescriptionA magnetic compass aboard an aircraft displays the current magnetic heading of the aircraft, i.e., the aircraft s direction of …   Wikipedia

  • Heading indicator — A heading indicator in a small aircraft. The heading indicator (also called an HI) is a flight instrument used in an aircraft to inform the pilot of the aircraft s heading. It is sometimes referred to by its older names, the directional gyro or… …   Wikipedia

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