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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnetic compass(noun)

    compass based on an indicator (as a magnetic needle) that points to the magnetic north

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  1. magnetic compass(Noun)

    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.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. magnetic compass

    An instrument containing a freely suspended magnetic element which displays the direction of the horizontal component of the Earth

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