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compass card

[′käm·pəs ‚kärd]
(design engineering)
The part of a compass on which the direction graduations are placed, it is usually in the form of a thin disk or annulus graduated in degrees, clockwise from 0° at the reference direction to 360°, and sometimes also in compass points.

compass card

compass card
A drumlike scale, marked in degrees from 001° to 360°, fastened around the float in an aircraft magnetic compass.
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This not only demonstrates the success and reliability of our customers Compass Card payment system, but also the seamless and intermodal payment experience it provides, said Matt Cole, president of Cubic Transportation Systems.
The smsComet and eWalletPlus systems will be used for the loading and un-loading of the smsComet Value card, Compass Card, and to facilitate the transfer of funds between the Compass and smsComet cards.
Customers also have the option to register their Compass Cards and manage their accounts online, giving them the added convenience of loading their products online, signing up for autoload on their card balance, as well as avoiding the hassle of waiting in line at ticket vending machines.