Compass

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌm pəs/ ?

Picture of a compass
Figure 1: Compass. From [2].

A compass is a tool that can be used to:

References

  1. compass. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=compass&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
  2. Wentworth, G. A., and Hill, G. A.. First Steps in Geometry, pg 32. Ginn & Company Publishers, 1902. (Accessed: 2010-01-15). http://www.archive.org/stream/firststepsingeom00wentrich#page/32/mode/1up/search/compass.
  3. Hill, Thomas. A Second Book in Geometry, pg 57. Brewer and Tileson, 1863. (Accessed: 2010-01-15). http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924031237831#page/n62/mode/1up/search/compass.

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2010-01-15: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-07-07: Added vocabulary links, More Information (McAdams, David.)
2007-08-18: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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