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English definition of “compass reading”

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compass reading

noun [C] uk   us  
the act of looking at a compass to find out where you are, or the information that it gives you
Translations of “compass reading”
in Chinese (Traditional) 識讀羅盤, 用指南針定位…
in Chinese (Simplified) 识读罗盘, 用指南针定位…
(Definition of compass reading from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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