compass compensation

compass compensation

[′käm·pəs ‚käm·pən′sā·shən]
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The process of neutralizing the effects degaussing currents exert on a marine magnetic compass.
The process of neutralizing the magnetic effect an aircraft exerts on a magnetic compass.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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