binnacle


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binnacle

a housing for a ship's compass

binnacle

[′bin·ə·kəl]
(naval architecture)
A stand, case, or box for a ship's magnetic compass, which may contain nonmagnetic gear such as a lamp.

binnacle

An obsolete term for a dwelling place.
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Despite our car being the top of the range it also came with a few options fitted including the DS night vision pack (an extra PS1,100), which proved very effective on dark country lanes - using the infrared camera in the nose an enhanced view of the dark road ahead is displayed on the centre of the instrument binnacle. This new technology is said to improve overall visibility for 300m in front of the vehicle and can identify pedestrians and larger animals, highlighting moving hazards on the display in red.
The electrically-operated two front seats are comfortable, the multi-function steering wheel gives easy access to controls, while the two dials in the binnacle are clear and clearly legible.
My car, in the Dynamique S Nav trim, had a wondeful ambient blue light in the interior, which was reflected in the instrument binnacle where, at the toggle of a switch on the steering wheel, you could call up all sorts of information.
This model featured a central control screen and was dominated by a large single dial in the binnacle. It's a fun drive and cheap motoring, plus, you can customise to your heart's desire.
Contract awarded for The Department of Parks and Wildlife require the supply of two (2) 250 hp 4-stroke outboard engines and related control cables, gauges, and binnacle controls that may be required.
Cockpit sail controls are reasonably simple, with a single pair of winches on each binnacle for the primaries and these double-up to take the mainsheet as well; thanks to jammers on each side.
- Floating, hologram-style driver's instrument binnacle and centre console displays
The instrument binnacle is clear and easy to read and the sat nav - also standard - is a TomTom.
And the boat's owner Ron Cadman hopes a missing binnacle and compass may still be in Hartlepool.
The instrument binnacle, the centre console and the gearshift surround get a slightly smarter look.
Among the most precious exponents are the parade uniform of the legendary Bulgarian aviator Simeon Petrov, the documents and awards of the first diver in the Bulgarian army, Gustav Carlson, the binnacle of the glorious Macedonian leader, Todor Panitza, the Bulgarian military flag from 1937 and the personal belongings of Louis Eyer, one of the foreigners who have died in the Battle of Doiran in 1917.