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mariner's com·pass

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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. mariner's compass

    A mariner's compass is a navigational instrument used by sailors. It consists of a magnetized pointer (usually marked on the north end) free to align itself with earthly magnetic fields. It aids in the determination of direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions or points like North, South, East, and West. Often housed in a protective, visible case called a binnacle on ships, it remains a critical tool for marine navigation.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. mariner's compass

    See compass.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mariner's compass in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mariner's compass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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