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binnacle

a housing for a ship's compass

binnacle

[′bin·ə·kəl]
(naval architecture)
A stand, case, or box for a ship's magnetic compass, which may contain nonmagnetic gear such as a lamp.

binnacle

An obsolete term for a dwelling place.
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Floating, hologram-style driver's instrument binnacle and centre console displays
The instrument binnacle is clear and easy to read and the sat nav - also standard - is a TomTom.
And the boat's owner Ron Cadman hopes a missing binnacle and compass may still be in Hartlepool.
The instrument binnacle, the centre console and the gearshift surround get a slightly smarter look.
Among the most precious exponents are the parade uniform of the legendary Bulgarian aviator Simeon Petrov, the documents and awards of the first diver in the Bulgarian army, Gustav Carlson, the binnacle of the glorious Macedonian leader, Todor Panitza, the Bulgarian military flag from 1937 and the personal belongings of Louis Eyer, one of the foreigners who have died in the Battle of Doiran in 1917.
Other unusual features are luggage handle-inspired door pulls and an oblong shape for the binnacle housing the digital speedometer and gear efficiency indicator which basically tells you when it's best to change up or down.
Inside, the Clubman gets its own design of dashboard that features the famous large centrally mounted round binnacle.
Stylish fibreglass wheels attach to the protruding binnacle arm that houses Raymarine e7 plotters on both, with wind instruments placed by their sides so you can easily see the numbers when sitting out on the gunwales but not when behind the wheels.
From the driver's seat the Gran Coupe is typical BMW, with conventional sporting white on black analogue dials set into a high binnacle and viewed through the top THERE is little doubt that coupes always tend to look that much sleeker than four-door hatches or saloons.
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In addition, the instrument binnacle will be available with an integral 4.
The stolen items include a ship's telegraph, a binnacle with compass, a ship's walker log, a bilge pump, a light starboard, a ship's two sleeved wooden block, a submarine safety lamp, a brass fishing float, an 8-inch gimbal ship's candle lamp, a 12-inch bronze cleat, a 14-inch four sided ship's lamp, two iron bellying pins and a wooden bottle with brass rings.