compass points

compass points

[′käm·pəs ‚pȯins]
(geodesy)
The 32 divisions of a compass at intervals of 11¼, with each division further divided into quarter points. Also known as points of the compass.

compass points

Eight, 16, or 32 named directions, comprising cardinal, quadrantal, and 24 intermediate points.
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Families in Gerehu, Hohola and other notorious suburbs from all compass points do likewise and as the sun sinks in the capital, Friday night fear turns to fun.
As to where our own ethical compass points, the choice is ours but our module will help the professional accountants of tomorrow maintain the highest ethical and professional standards wherever they are in the real world.
The filled-in squares below include eight compass points in their proper quadrants.
The Confucian society believed the four compass points had mystical powers so Koreans were buried standing vertically in coffins.
En route, can we follow compass points of being unhurried, honest, humorous, and hospitable?
"We would appeal to any scrap dealers to look out for discs with compass points being offered to them."
In the opening and closing scenes, silhouette lighting emphasized the youngster's long limbs and fluid extensions with a wealth of spinning movements-bourrees that carved circles, her pointed index fingers setting compass points with each orbit of the stage.
I agree but would be interested in knowing where Mr Featherstone Witty's personal moral compass points.
Using the compass, position the base of the weather vane so that the north-pointing arrow of the compass points north.
There are no tests, only conflicting interpretations; there are no compass points, only differing perspectives; there is no human nature, only changing human beings....
A small white canvas is barely defined by the diagonals and compass points that demarcate its space, like a sheet of paper prepared for a simple technical drawing for school: Giulio Paolini's Disegno geometrico (Geometrical Drawing), 1960, marks the beginning of one of the most fruitful artistic and conceptual adventures in the recent history of art, in Italy and internationally.
They like it because it shows longitude and latitude as straight lines that follow compass points. This projection shows landmasses in their correct shape, but it distorts their size.