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compassnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkʌm·pəs/
  • compass noun [C] (DIRECTION)

a device for finding direction with a thin pointed metal part that turns to always point north
  • compass noun [C] (DRAWING)

(also compasses,  /ˈkʌm·pə·səz/ ) a device in the shape of an upside down V whose two pointed, movable parts can be used to draw circles or measure distances on maps
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