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compass rose

[′käm·pəs ‚rōz]
(navigation)
A graduated circle, usually marked in degrees, indicating directions north, south, east, and west, and inscribed on a chart; used for the calibration of compasses on crafts.

compass rose

compass rose
A graduated circle, usually marked in degrees, indicating directions and printed or inscribed either on a chart or on the ground. See also compass base.
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Like the love affair that is the novel's magnetic pole, Compass Rose gathers its quiet strength from a slow accretion of instants of intimacy 'both ferocious and serene,' moments that bubble up, collapse and decompose in the natural order of things, on their way to becoming the history of a place.
The compass rose at NAS Pensacola is a long taxi from the line, and everything that goes on over there is pretty much out of sight of VT-4 and the control tower.
Certain arrow styles are paired: changing the setting of one invokes an inverse change in the other, and both changes are immediately displayed in the corresponding compass roses.
White's Residential & Family Services Expands Mission through Compass Rose Academy
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Seven Seas Explorer will have dining venues with the signature steakhouse, Prime 7 and main dining room Compass Rose.
This is an ideal opportunity to show children a handheld compass and examples of maps with a compass rose or north depicted.
Canon John Peterson, president of the Compass Rose Society, said there was a "wonderful sense of a new beginning centring on the theme of reconciliation.
HMS Campanula, based in Albert Dock, was the inspiration for the novelist's fictional HMS Compass Rose, which featured in his blockbuster The Cruel Sea.
The entryway features a compass rose inlaid in the floor, propellers jutting out from the wall and runway 08-26 lighting down the center of the store.
Hugely pertinent to Liverpool, this is the story of the fictional HMS Compass Rose and HMS Saltash, two corvettes escorting British convoys at the peak of the German U-boat wolf-packs.
I just had returned to the shop after running some errands when maintenance control called and informed us that one of our birds needed to be moved to the compass rose.