Übersetzung von “compass” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countable compass /ˈkʌmpəs/
a device for finding which way north is
boussole feminine

Use a compass to guide you.
Utilise une boussole pour te guider.
a device for drawing circles
compas masculine

to draw a circle with a compass
tracer un cercle avec un compas

(Übersetzung von “compass” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)




an instrument with a magnetized needle, used to find directions

If he had carried a compass he would not have lost his way on the hills.

(in plural ) an instrument with two movable legs, for drawing circles etc.


scope or range.

portée, étendue
compass rose

the circular drawing showing directions on a plan or map.

rose des vents

(Übersetzung von “compass” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)