true direction

true direction

[′trü də′rek·shən]
(navigation)
Horizontal direction expressed as angular distance from true north.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

true direction

The direction measured with reference to true north (i.e., the direction of the north geographical pole). It is a constant direction reference and forms the basis of most maps and charts and facilitates plotting. See direction.
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References in classic literature ?
Elizabeth saw the bright, polished tines, as they slowly and silently entered the water, where the refraction pointed them many degrees from the true direction of the fish; and she thought that the intended victim saw them also, as he seemed to increase the play of his tail and fins, though without moving his station.
The simple translation of the Arabic word 'nikah' is sexual intercourse, hence some translators interpret it as one 'reaching sexual maturity' and the Arabic word rushd means and includes; be well guided or directed, true direction, correct rule of action, straightforwardness, maturity of a child or intellect and the capacity to manage one's affairs.
But a solid transfer window and a club finally showing they have a true direction and plan in front of them have kept that good feeling strong.
"I think this is a complete and utter negative for the club, where now is the true direction of Newcastle United?" added Macdonald.
The TruCore core orientation tool provides a solution to determining the true direction of the mineralization of a geological feature, deposit and the associated structure.
Chaudhry Sarwar said that he prayed that may at the advent of New Year the politics of the country adopt true direction and the corruption come to an end.
Similar to skating, a distillation of influences is often necessary before a true direction presents itself.
'Peace is the only true direction of human progress-and not the tensions caused by ambitious nationalisms, nor conquests by violence, nor repressions which serve as mainstay for a false civil order.' (The Pope's message for 50th World Day of Peace, 1)
Markets may be on standby and a true direction could be formed once the results of the EU referendum are released on Friday.
After leading the fight to lift the EPA ban on acrylamide grout, NASSCO entered a period where it was trying to find its true direction and role within the rehabilitation marketplace all the while trying to remain economically viable.
Anwar was of the view that it was the first time that workers got hope from the true direction of the improvement from the management working under Khawaja Saad.
As compared with an individual who rises out of bed 5 minutes before she/he must be at work and possesses no true direction, who do you think is going to have the ability to deal with his/her responsibilities better?