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position-finder

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An arrangement of apparatus whereby a gunner may point a cannon to the exact position of an object not visible to him.

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Examples

  • Some days, she became convinced the position-finder was nothing but a Smokey trick leading them around the wild forever: crippled Zane struggling to make it through the long nights of travel; psycho Tally alone inside her sneak suit, detached and invisible.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Fausto had managed to gather up some of the usual Smokey survival gear: a knife, water filter, position-finder, firestarter, and some safety sparklers, along with a few dozen packets of soap.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • The two villagers regarded the newcomers suspiciously, though, until Zane produced the position-finder.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • He grinned, relieved, and handed her the position-finder.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • After breakfast, the position-finder offered up its bad news.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • As Tally made her way back down the river, she held the position-finder tightly in her scarred hand, thinking hard.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • We can fly without stopping—no bubbleheads to slow us down, no Smokey position-finder taking us on the scenic route.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Tally sank back into the grass, relieved—the position-finder had told them to stop here.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Some days, she became convinced the position-finder was nothing but a Smokey trick leading them around the wild forever: crippled Zane struggling to make it through the long nights of travel; psycho Tally alone inside her sneak suit, detached and invisible.

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  • The two villagers regarded the newcomers suspiciously, though, until Zane produced the position-finder.

    SPECIALS

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