He darted a look into the binnacle and took a hurried compass bearing
of the sounds Jerry was making.
Before an hour had elapsed since the ship had begun to move, having occasion to ask the mate (he stood by my side) to take a compass bearing
of the pagoda, I caught myself reaching up to his ear in whispers.
The compass bearing
was inalterably set for a secular republic, where religion could not be abolished or ever be lawfully established.
For the Bugis captain the SW or SSW reading of the needle (the 'navigational' part if we follow Ammarell's terminology) is not the central moment, but an amalgamation of bearings on landmarks, estimations of wind, current, and lee drift as well as the intended track of the vessel are considered and then pronounced in the form of a compass bearing
which could guide the helmsman -- whom he also would expect to share these computations, as it must have been-in this case where the ship was on one of the most familiar headings for Baloaloang sailors.
This framework translates the Conservancy's broadly stated mission into a unifying articulation of common purpose and direction--a compass bearing
to align the organization in taking the most effective conservation action to achieve tangible, lasting results.
The sister, for instance, was somebody who gave me a strong compass bearing
on the protagonist, who was more amorphous and much less concrete for me at the outset.
That slight change in compass bearing
allows me to see my country with fresh eyes, to search for Northern Lights, to feel a different pull along the veins of my arms.
burning at high altitude and on a compass bearing
of 265deg to 275deg from our surface location," he said in the letter.
When you get to your target, step around it to one side, take a fresh bearing, and pick another target directly in line with your compass bearing
However, the mist came down in the early afternoon when the group was on a plateau which made working with a compass bearing