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Synonyms for compass

Synonyms for compass

a line around a closed figure or area

the ability or power to seize or attain

an area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

to encircle with or as if with a band

to perceive directly with the intellect

Synonyms for compass

navigational instrument for finding directions

an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"

the limit of capability

drafting instrument used for drawing circles

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travel around, either by plane or ship

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A dozen officers of the court with several body servants were grouped behind the jeddak and his guest, eager listeners to the conversation--so eager on the part of one of the servants that he was twice rebuked by a noble for his forwardness in pushing himself ahead of his betters to view the intricate mechanism of the wonderful "controlling destination compass," as the thing was called.
"See here," and he indicated a device at the right of the destination compass. "This is my `obstruction evader,' as I call it.
The compass, since he had learned its uses from me, had been all that he had to buoy his hope of eventual salvation from the watery deep.
Hurrying to the tower, I looked at the compass. It showed that we were holding steadily upon our westward course.
I questioned both Olson and Benson closely in the matter of the compass; but each stoutly maintained that no one had tampered with it during his tour of duty.
Helium lies a thousand miles southwest of Zodanga, and with my compass intact I should have made the trip, barring accidents, in between four and five hours.
He resisted, and sitting down on a sand hill contrived to amuse them with a pocket compass. When the novelty of this was exhausted they again seized him, but he now produced a small microscope.
The old seamen say, ‘that the devil wouldn’t make a sailor, unless he looked aloft’ As for the compass, why, there is no such thing as steering without one.
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