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The process of placing a craft on various headings and comparing magnetic compass readings with the corresponding magnetic directions to determine deviation; this usually follows compass adjustment or compass compensation, and is done to obtain information for making a deviation table, deviation card, or compass correction card.
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What does it mean when you dream about swinging?

To be swinging on a swing or to be dancing the “swing” indicates that the dreamer is expressing a great deal of satisfaction and freedom.

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After toying with the idea of commissioning a score, Stroman and Weidman decided to use records that might actually be played in a swing club. "It just was a story about somebody who would be saved through movement," says Weidman, "and dance really was the vocabulary we would use to tell the story."
Research provided by North American Swing Club Association (NASCA) (McGinley, 1995) found that 15% of couples in the U.S.
- Deb Cleveland Band with the Eugene Swing Club (MS)
Golfers can swing clubs at the Stella Di Mare Golf Hotel, the newest of the resort's hotels.
Heroin was the drug of choice for 1950s bebop jazz musicians who used heroin in Manhattan swing clubs, he said, followed decades later by rock stars like Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain.
My book does have a few pages on exotic dance, along with swing clubs and adult bookstores.
The December 21, 2005, Supreme Court Labaye ruling on group-sex and partner-swapping "swing clubs" illustrates how radically the judiciary desires to abandon Christian community standards.
Set in the underground world of swing clubs in Nazi Germany, "The Rhythm Club" is Sklar and Beguelin's first tuner together.