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05:36 Sep 7, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: compas
usos del compas
alejandro
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Summary of answers provided
nacompassIvan Sanchez
naUses of compassIvan Sanchez
nacompassottakars
naCompass, quadrant.Beatriz Read
na"ses of compass"Ivan Sanchez
nasee belowMagdalena Smoot
nacompass
Agua


  

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17 mins
compass


Explanation:
I think that is the term, both in Nautical and Mathematical language: "uses of the compass"
Good luck,
Agua

Agua
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1 hr
"ses of compass"


Explanation:
"Compass" is a term that applies both to the instrument used to point the magnetic pole of the earth, and the instrument used to draw circles, take measures etc.
(Latin: cum, with and passus, pace).
Spanish: Compás.

Ivan Sanchez
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4 hrs
see below


Explanation:
Assuming that the English word is compass (with two 'ss'), then the Spanish could be:
a)'compás' (with an accent), to describe the drawing tool, or
b)'brújula' to describe the orientation tool.

But in Spanish, compás is also a music term referred to rythm.

Magdalena

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7 hrs
Compass, quadrant.


Explanation:
Louis A. Robb, Dictionary for Engineers.

Beatriz Read
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10 hrs
compass


Explanation:
"uses of compass"

ottakars
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5 days
compass


Explanation:
Looks like the use of the nautical/land magnetic instrument used to point to the magnetic poles of the earth, also, it may refers to the drawing instrument used to describe circles and translate measures.

Ivan Sanchez
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10 days
Uses of compass


Explanation:
"Compass" is an instrument used to indicate the earth's magnetic pole by a magnetized pointer. Also, a drafting instrument, used to trace circles, and to take measures.
Luck!

Ivan Sanchez
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