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I fundamentally feel that the Gallaudet Board of Trustees has lost its way and its moral compass.

It also includes a compass and flashlight, so it makes getting lost almost impossible.

Under Tomé’s watch, the shipping giant is resetting its compass and choosing its path with care.

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Using just a depth-sensing camera, GPS, and compass data, it learned to enter a space much as a human would, and find the shortest possible path to its destination without wrong turns, backtracking, or exploration.

While this “rectangular peg problem” seems like the kind of question a high school geometry student might settle with a ruler and compass, it has resisted mathematicians’ best efforts for decades.

Muscovites call their favorite station “Ukho Moskvy” (Ear of Moscow) and see it as an institution, a compass for society.

He repeated it again, slowly: “He has no values…He has no moral compass whatsoever.”

It radiates her inner light and compass, her disregard for status quo.

He goes on to compass the very nature of memory by way of considering how we memorialize mass death.

Boyd does have a moral compass—not yours or mine—but he does have one.

She habitually ate chocolates for their sustaining quality; they contained much nutriment in small compass, she said.

The manual compass on these organs seldom extended higher than f2 or g3, though it often went down to GG.

Later it was extended to F, 30 notes, which is the compass generally found in England.

This was the point of compass revealed by the astrologer as most favourable to the young candidate for manly honours.

With the exception of the Celestes, which go down to FF only, every stop is complete, of full compass.


On this page you'll find 207 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compass, such as: ambit, area, bound, circle, circuit, and circumference.

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