compass north


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compass north

[′käm·pəs ′nȯrth]
(navigation)
The direction of north as indicated by a magnetic compass; the reference direction for measurement of compass directions.

compass north

compass north
The uncorrected direction indicated by the north-seeking end of the compass needle.
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