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compass rose

[′käm·pəs ‚rōz]
(navigation)
A graduated circle, usually marked in degrees, indicating directions north, south, east, and west, and inscribed on a chart; used for the calibration of compasses on crafts.

compass rose

compass rose
A graduated circle, usually marked in degrees, indicating directions and printed or inscribed either on a chart or on the ground. See also compass base.
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This array of healthy cuisine will be available starting in the spring of 2010 at breakfast, lunch and dinner in each of the ships' main dining room, Compass Rose; for breakfast and lunch in the more casual dining venue La Veranda; at the Pool Grill, and on the 24-hour Room Service menu for in-suite dining.
The image on the bottle and 4-pack depicts an old nautical map, compass rose and fictitious "Lost Continent" and the bottle's label is adorned with metallic gold trim and a top wrap of gold foil.
Talk with your students about the compass rose. Point to the picture of the compass rose on the students' page.
Caterer Compass rose 24p to 2781.5p - a gain of 9% - after the company posted a sharp rise in profits and said it was well placed for further growth in 2009.
Following the principle of a compass rose, the concentric structure is layered, with streets and pathways radiating out from the centre.
(1) Review maps skills, such as compass rose, map key (legend), and scale of miles.
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Those winning the 'beauty stakes' before I scurried off home were Star Ceilidh (Steve Luck for Nick Colton); Seriously Now (Lynn Johnson); Blonde Chico (Fran O'Callaghan for John Mullins); Sawpit Samurai (David Hunt), Swift Dougal (Michelle Foster for Paul Foster); Compass Rose (James Wright for Graham Hutt); Magna Mike (Steve Luck for Nick Colton); Millions Girl (Nick Mead) and Boherna On Air (Barrie Draper).
Whether it's the power-chord driven, "Compass Rose", the Sevendust-ish sounding, "Sandstone" or the Rocky Horror-esque (any my personal favorite), "Truck Stop Cheii", the music has a vibe all its own.
Many of the illustrated world maps include an accompanying schematic version labeling relevant areas, and alongside every map is a compass rose to give a quick sense of orientation.
There's a hint of country in her voice, guitar arrangements and composition, a trait that comes on particularly strong in "Compass Rose."