Synonyms for magnetic needle

MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAGNETIC NEEDLE

This point is noted for the singular agitation of the magnetic needle.

It is added, that the girl produced no effect on the magnetic needle.

Why, we enquire, does the magnetic needle set north and south?

The length of the magnetic needle is 12 inches, and its axis is made of gold and copper.

It consists of a magnetic needle mounted at the center of a coil of wire.

The direction taken by a magnetic needle is parallel to the magnetic meridian.

Magnetic needle tells you what's going on in the sun, the stars.

So did the discovery of the magnetic needle and the new world.

It is, or seems to be, a consciousness of direction that is as unerring as the magnetic needle.

Inclination of magnetic needle probably connected with, II, 19.