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Compass Point

Compass Point

WordNet



noun


(1)   Any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
"He checked the point on his compass"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. Any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass. There may be 4, 8, 16 or 32 compass points on a compass, depending on its size and accuracy.

Usage notes


For the names of the individual compass points check the Wikipedia article on