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compass based on an indicator (as a magnetic needle) that points to the magnetic north
An instrument containing a freely suspended magnetic element which displays the direction of the horizontal component of the Earthu2019s magnetic field at the point of observation.
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An instrument containing a freely suspended magnetic element which displays the direction of the horizontal component of the Earth
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