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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A navigational instrument resembling a mariner's compass without magnetic needles and having two sight vanes by which bearings are taken.

Usage examples (26)
  • Two pelorus repeaters swung to point a few degrees right of course.
  • For more information visit: www.
  • In taking a bearing by pelorus, two facts must be kept in mind.
  • These bearings will be secured in the best way by the use of your pelorus. for more
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