compass direction


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compass direction

[′käm·pəs də′rek·shən]
(navigation)
Horizontal direction expressed as angular distance from compass north.
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Chi-square tests were used to compare both the linear distributions of burrows between study sites, and the patterns of compass directions of burrow openings between sites.
The compass-direction questions were graded by measuring the difference in degrees between the actual compass direction at each stop and what the participant thought the compass direction was.
The 40 degree compass direction lies in the direction marked "40" on the protractor.
While the LCD displays numerical sensor information such as compass direction angle value, altitude, atmospheric pressure, and temperature, the PRG550-1A1's full auto LED light activates with just a flick of the wrist and operates by Casio's Tough Solar Power technology, allowing readings to be accomplished with ease.
This has finally given us a compass direction, a place we want to send a robot to sample material and bring this stuff back.
First I take my client's date of birth and work out their best compass direction.
Like a tacking sailboat, the robot can head more-or-less in a chosen compass direction.
AZIM is a proprietary technique that accounts for differences in the velocities of acoustic waves in the subsurface as a function of compass direction, or azimuth.
If you take a step, in which compass direction would that be?
So what we have here is a three-part totality: the New, the compass direction and the place name.
When researchers cleaned the surface, the bees headed in the compass direction of the feeder's original location.
To get there, in which compass direction and how far would you have to travel?