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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compass card, mariner's compassnoun

    compass in the form of a card that rotates so that 0 degrees or North points to magnetic north


  1. compass card

    A compass card is a circular card with magnetic needles or other indicators to show the direction, typically north, south, east and west, fixed within a compass. It is used for navigation purposes, primarily in marine or aviation contexts. The card is marked with the degrees of a circle and indicates the direction relative to the earth's magnetic field in which a vessel or aircraft is moving.


  1. Compass Card

    The Compass Card is a form of electronic ticketing used on public transport services within San Diego County, California. It is administered by the San Diego Association of Governments and is valid on a number of different travel systems in San Diego County including MTS buses, the San Diego Trolley, North County Busses, the Coaster and the Sprinter. The card and fare collection systems are manufactured by Cubic Transportation Systems, and SANDAG administers the Compass Call Center, a central call center for all agencies.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Compass Card

    The card in a compass; it is circular in shape, and its centre coincides with the axis of rotation of the magnetic needle; on it are marked the points of the compass, at the ends generally of star points. (See Compass, Points of the.) It may be fixed, and the needle may be poised above it, or it may be attached to the needle and rotate with it.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compass card in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compass card in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • κάρτα πυξίδαςGreek

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