Meaning of ASTROCOMPASS in English

ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˌ- noun

( -es )

Etymology: astr- + compass

: a device that by mechanically solving the astronomical triangle reveals the bearing of any recognized celestial body to a navigator and is used especially near the earth's magnetic pole where magnetic compasses are not reliable

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