compass points

compass points

[′käm·pəs ‚pȯins]
(geodesy)
The 32 divisions of a compass at intervals of 11¼, with each division further divided into quarter points. Also known as points of the compass.

compass points

Eight, 16, or 32 named directions, comprising cardinal, quadrantal, and 24 intermediate points.
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AS a former member of the long defunct 6th Llandaff Scout troop, where compass points played a part in our activities, may I take gentle issue with correspondent David Prichard with his reference to "wartime buildings once standing on land to the north of the old Llandaff roundabout" (Feedback, April 18).
Edward Hoagland, Heart's Desire and Compass Points.
The geocacher requires an understanding and awareness of compass points, distance, longitude and latitude, the functions of a GPS device, reading and following maps, trip planning, drawing and using scale, interpreting data, along with literacy and
On question of noise, surely the flights of jet planes should rise at all compass points to share the noise fairly equally.
We chose destinations north, south, and west - along with as many other compass points as possible
We chose destinations north, south, east and west - along with as many other compass points as possible
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NNA - Party compass points towards Israel, head of the Hezbollah parliamentarian Bloc, Muhammad Rd informed party loyalists at the commemoration of a slain fighter in al-Tuffah village of Ein-Bousoi early today.
The WindMate 350 reports wind direction in degrees and compass points using an onboard fluxgate compass, it calculates head, tail and cross wind, displays a 48-hour history, is water resistant and floats.
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A traditional African praise singer in animal skins opened the 40-minute show, as dancers lined up along the compass points indicating the eight other host cities around South Africa.
AND WHEN WE ARE ON THE OTHER SIDE, WE CAN MOVE LEFT UNTIL THE COMPASS POINTS NORTH AGAIN