from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A freely pivoting circular disk carrying the magnetic needles of a compass and marked with the 32 points of the compass and the 360 degrees of the circle.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The circular card belonging to a compass. See
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun compass in the form of a card that rotates so that 0 degrees or North points to magnetic north
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