compass deviation

compass deviation
deviation (def. 4).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • compass deviation — deviation (def. 4). * * * …   Universalium

  • compass deviation card — a card, sheet, or the like, with two compass roses printed on it concentrically, for recording, on a given voyage, the amount of deviation for which the navigator must compensate in using the ship s compass to steer a magnetic course. * * * …   Universalium

  • compass deviation card — a card, sheet, or the like, with two compass roses printed on it concentrically, for recording, on a given voyage, the amount of deviation for which the navigator must compensate in using the ship s compass to steer a magnetic course …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compass — This article is about the direction finding instrument used in navigation. For other uses, see Compass (disambiguation). A simple dry magnetic pocket compass …   Wikipedia

  • compass correction card — A small card placed in the cockpit to show the compass deviation for each heading. The card reads the courses to be steered in lieu of the required headings. Also called a deviation card …   Aviation dictionary

  • Deviation of the compass — deviation de vi*a tion, n. [LL. deviatio: cf. F. d[ e]viation.] 1. The act of deviating; a wandering from the way; variation from the common way, from an established rule, etc.; departure, as from the right course or the path of duty. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deviation — de vi*a tion, n. [LL. deviatio: cf. F. d[ e]viation.] 1. The act of deviating; a wandering from the way; variation from the common way, from an established rule, etc.; departure, as from the right course or the path of duty. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deviation of a falling body — deviation de vi*a tion, n. [LL. deviatio: cf. F. d[ e]viation.] 1. The act of deviating; a wandering from the way; variation from the common way, from an established rule, etc.; departure, as from the right course or the path of duty. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deviation of the line of the vertical — deviation de vi*a tion, n. [LL. deviatio: cf. F. d[ e]viation.] 1. The act of deviating; a wandering from the way; variation from the common way, from an established rule, etc.; departure, as from the right course or the path of duty. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deviation of the compass — Departure of the mariner s compass from the magnetic meridian, owing to the ship s magnetism or other local causes • • • Main Entry: ↑deviate …   Useful english dictionary

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