compass deviation card

compass deviation card

noun
a card, sheet, or the like, with two compass roses printed on it concentrically, for recording, on a given voyage, the amount of deviation for which the navigator must compensate in using the ship's compass to steer a magnetic course.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To compass deviation card
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: compass deviation
Next Definition: compass flower
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for compass deviation card
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing compass deviation card
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature