direct-indicating compass

direct-indicating compass

[də¦rekt ¦in·də‚kād·iŋ ′käm·pəs]
(navigation)
A compass in which the dial, scale, or index is carried on the sensing element.
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direct-indicating compass

direct-indicating compass
A magnetic compass.
A magnetic compass in which the dial, scale, or index is carried on the detecting element.
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