- Also called Mariner's Compass. the constellation Pyxis.
- Compasses, the constellation Circinus.
verb (used with object)
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I fundamentally feel that the Gallaudet Board of Trustees has lost its way and its moral compass.
It also includes a compass and flashlight, so it makes getting lost almost impossible.
Under Tomé’s watch, the shipping giant is resetting its compass and choosing its path with care.
Using just a depth-sensing camera, GPS, and compass data, it learned to enter a space much as a human would, and find the shortest possible path to its destination without wrong turns, backtracking, or exploration.Facebook is training robot assistants to hear as well as see|Karen Hao|August 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
While this “rectangular peg problem” seems like the kind of question a high school geometry student might settle with a ruler and compass, it has resisted mathematicians’ best efforts for decades.New Geometric Perspective Cracks Old Problem About Rectangles|Kevin Hartnett|June 25, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Muscovites call their favorite station “Ukho Moskvy” (Ear of Moscow) and see it as an institution, a compass for society.The Kremlin Is Killing Echo of Moscow, Russia’s Last Independent Radio Station|Anna Nemtsova|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He repeated it again, slowly: “He has no values…He has no moral compass whatsoever.”
It radiates her inner light and compass, her disregard for status quo.Why Maya Angelou Loved Sherry, The Drink of Brilliant Renegades|Jordan Salcito|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He goes on to compass the very nature of memory by way of considering how we memorialize mass death.
Boyd does have a moral compass—not yours or mine—but he does have one.Kentucky’s Finest Antihero: Walton Goggins on Justified’s Chameleon Villain|Allen Barra|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She habitually ate chocolates for their sustaining quality; they contained much nutriment in small compass, she said.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The manual compass on these organs seldom extended higher than f2 or g3, though it often went down to GG.
Later it was extended to F, 30 notes, which is the compass generally found in England.
This was the point of compass revealed by the astrologer as most favourable to the young candidate for manly honours.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
With the exception of the Celestes, which go down to FF only, every stop is complete, of full compass.